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English Reference for te (て)


  1. particle casual quoting particle
  2. indicates supposition, if ... then
  3. indicates a rhetorical question
  4. indicates certainty, insistence, etc.
Example sentences
That's what they call 'prejudice'! It's wrong to make your mind up on something you've never experienced
We are becoming very aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke
It's simply that I don't really understand what an "oddball" is when said by a Mixi user
Why are '0.3' pencil leads so expensive
What food don't you like
Guys, what are you talking about? Are you gonna steal my date!
I'm the type who gets nervous in front of people, so I'm bad at speech making
Where are you going in such a hurry? We've got plenty of time, so drive safely
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