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Learn JLPT N4 Grammar: 続ける (tsuzukeru)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N4 Flashcard

Meaning: to continue to

Formation:

Verb-stem + 続ける

Example sentences:

一日中雨が降りつづけそうです。
ichinichijuu ame ga furi tsuzukesou desu.
It looks like it will rain for a whole day.

彼と電話で1時間も喋りつづけた。
kare to denwa de ichijikan mo shaberi tsuzuketa.
I talked to him for 1 hour over the phone.

歩き続けろ!
aruki tsuzukero.
Keep walking!


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あの人は30分ずっと話しつづけている。
ano hito wa sanjuppun zutto hanashi tsuzukete iru.
That person has been talking nonstop for 30 minutes.

彼女は僕を見つめ続けていた。
kanojo wa boku o mitsume tsuzukete ita.
She kept staring at me.

長い時間テレビを見つづけると、目が痛くなるよ。
nagai jikan terebi o mitsuzukeru to, me ga itaku naru yo.
If you keep watching TV for a long time, your eyes will get hurt.

休暇が始まってから一週間無視し続けていた宿題を、思い出すときが来た。
kyuuka ga hajimatte kara isshuukan mushishi tsuzukete ita shukudai o, omoidasu toki ga kita.
It was time now to think of the homework they had neglected during the first week of the holidays.

どうぞ読み続けてください。
douzo yomi tsuzukete kudasai.
Please continue your reading.

彼は何も心配する必要がないと主張し続ける。
kare wa nanimo shinpai suru hitsuyou ga nai to shuchoushi tsuzukeru.
He insists there is nothing to fear.


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