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English Reference for te (て)
- particle casual quoting particle
- indicates supposition, if ... then
- indicates a rhetorical question
- indicates certainty, insistence, etc.
You're so set in your ways
My mother said if I eloped, she would never forgive me
Maybe, but he wants me to stop cold turkey
"I rather like heights. You know, in my last life I must have been ... an aeroplane?" "Usually that would be 'bird' there.
She grew up to be a great violinist
Don't tell me you're going to back out after all the plans we've made
Every time I fall in love, Dad tells me the girl is my half sister
He's so cool that we all think he's charismatic
I'm on the road a lot, and my clients are complaining that they can never reach me
He lives a freewheeling life. I think he ought to settle down a little