JLPT N4 Grammar (te morau)


to get somebody to do something

How to use

Verb (て form)もらう
te morau てもらう てもらう jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (te morau) / (te moraimasu) / (te moraitai). Meaning: to get somebody to do something; request a favor.

It is often used with to show who you’re requesting to do the task.

You can use different conjugations:

  • (te morau)
  • (te morawanai)
  • (te moraitai) express want/desire
  • (te moraimasu) more polite

How To Use て form:

This grammar requires the use of て form. If you don’t know how to conjugate it, you can reference this table.

If you already know how to use て form, skip down to the examples.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kare ni kite morau.
I will have him come.
Example #2

sensei ni sakubun o naoshite morau.
I'll have my teacher check my writing/essay.
Example #3

anata ni zehi mite moraitai mono ga aru.
There's something I want you to look at.
Example #4

kare wa byouin de mite morau hitsuyou ga aru.
He requires hospital care.
Example #5

haha ni kuruma de okutte moratta.
I had my mom drive me there.
Example #6

anata ni nihongo o oshiete moraitai.
I want you to teach me Japanese.
Example #7

isha ni mite morata ka?
Have you been looked at by the doctor yet?
Example #8

shiranai hito ni, michi o oshiete moraimashita.
A strange helped give me directions.
Example #9

watashi wa haha ni hayaku yoku natte moraitai.
I want my mother to get well soon.
Example #10

kinou kuruma o shuuri shite moraimashita.
I had my car repaired yesterday.

Vocabulary List

かれhe; him
来るくるto come
作文さくぶんwriting; paper
直すなおすto fix
送るおくるto send off; to take
教えるおしえるto teach
良くなるよくなるto get better

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