Japanese たら…で grammar tara…de

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Let’s learn Japanese たら…で grammar tara…de :

Formation :

AかったらAいで
AかったらAかったで
VたらVたで

Meaning and how to use :

Expressing the meaning “any choice in these two things is the same”. This structure expresses “has a problem but it doesn’t matter, or it will be done eventually”, or expresses that the situation is in a negative situation, meaning “it is always hard or problematic”.

Examples:

父からもらえる財産があったらいいですが、なかったらないで何とかなるものだ。
Chichi kara moraeru zaisan ga attara iidesuga, nakattaranaide nantoka naru monoda.
It is good to have the property received from father, but without it, everything will be okay.

この仕事を受けたらいいですが、受けなかったら受けないでちょっと大変だと思う。
Kono shigoto wo uketara iidesuga, ukenakattara ukenaide chotto taihenda to omou.
Getting this job is good, if not, I think it is a bit tough.

彼女と友達になったらいいですが、ならなかったら大丈夫です。
Kanojo to tomodachi ni nattara iidesuga, naranakattara daijoubudesu.
Being a friend with her is fine, but it is not a problem if you don’t.

あの人を説得したらいいですが、説得しなかったらかまいません。
Ano hito wo settoku shitara iidesuga, settoku shinakattara kamaimasen.
Being able to convince him is great, but it is okay if it it’s impossible.

その商品を買ったらいいですが、買わなかったら他の方法があります。
Sono shouhin wo kattara iidesuga, kawanakattara hoka no houhou ga arimasu.
Buying that item is good, but you’re not able to buy it, there are other ways.

Note: In the case of adjectives, using「AかったらAかったで」 but sometimes using「なかったらないで」. 「…ば…で」is the same.

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