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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: とか (toka)

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Meaning: I heard that

Formation:

Verb-casual + とか
Noun + とか
いadj + とか
なadj + とか

Example sentences:

また公共料金が上がるとか。
mata koukyou ryoukin ga agaru toka.
I heard that the public utilities charge will increase again.

今度の試験はかなり難しいとか。
kondo no shiken wa kanari muzukashii toka.
I heard that the test this time will be pretty difficult.

先生は来週、お忙しいとか。
sensei wa raishuu oisogashii toka.
I heard that the teacher will be busy next week.


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鈴木さんは今日は病気で仕事を休むとか。
suzuki san wa kyou wa byouki de shigoto o yasumu toka.
I heard that Suzuki took a day off because of illness.

昨日はこの夏一番の暑さだったとか。
kinou wa kono natsu ichiban no atsusa datta toka.
I heard that yesterday was the hottest day this summer.

桜子さんは来年結婚なさるとか。
sakurako san wa rainen kekkon nasaru toka.
I heard that Sakurako is getting married next year.

今夜の花火大会は、雨で中止だとか。
kon’ya no hanabi taikai wa, ame de chuushi da toka.
I heard that the fireworks tonight have been cancelled because of the rain.

Similar grammar:

とか~とか (toka~toka): among other things
そうだ (sou da) – 1: people say that
ようだ (you da): it seems that
と聞いた (to kiita): I heard…


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