JLPT N4 Grammar (tsuzukeru)


continue to; keen on ~

How to use

Verb (ます stem) ます続ける
tsuzukeru 続ける つづける jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【つづける】(tsuzukeru). Meaning: continue to; keen on ~.

This is used to express continuous action, or to show someone is keen on doing something.

It can be freely conjugated to use in current, future, and past tense.

  • つづける to continue
  • つづけたい to want to continue
  • つづけた continued to (past)
  • つづけて continue to (current)

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Example #1

kinou kara ame ga furi tsuzukete iru.
It's been raining nonstop since yesterday.
Example #2

chichi kara moratta jitensha o ima mo tsukai tsuzukete imasu.
I still use the bicycle that my father gave to me even now.
Example #3

kanojo wa kareshi no hanashi o shaberi tsuzuketa.
She continued talking about her boyfriend.
Example #4

sore o yari tsuzuketa hou ga ii no kamoshirenai.
It might be better for me to keep doing that.
Example #5

donnani taihen datta toshitemo, yari tsuzukeru koto ga taisetsu desu.
No matter how tough things get, it's important to stay consistent with what you're doing.
Example #6

isshuukan ame ga furi tsuzuketa.
It kept raining for a full week.
Example #7

kore kara mo kare o ouen shi tsuzuke tai.
I want to keep supporting him.
Example #8

kare wa koukou jidai kara zutto sakkaa o shi tsuzukete iru.
He's been playing soccer since he was in high school.
Example #9

bukka wa agari tsuzukeru darou.
Prices will likely continue to rise.
Example #10

kimi o eien ni ai shi tsuzukeru to yakusoku suru yo.
I promise to keep loving you forever.

Vocabulary List

物価ぶっかprices in general
上がるあがるto rise
続くつづくto continue
かれhe; him
応援おうえんcheer; support
一週間いっしゅうかんone week
雨が降るあめがふるto rain
喋るしゃべるto chat; to speak
かもしれないmaybe; might
今もいまもeven now
使うつかうto use
高校こうこうhigh school
時代じだいgeneration; at the time of
ずっとcontinuously; forever

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