Japanese  どうも grammar doumo

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Let’s learn Japanese  どうも grammar doumo :

Japanese  どうも grammar doumo

Formation :

どうも + clause

Meaning and how to use :

Express the feelings “suspicious”, “don’t know why it is”. The predicate is often the negative ways of speaking.

Example:

1. 彼の言葉はどうもおかしい。
Kare no kotoba ha doumo okashii.
His words are strange somehow.

2. この機械はどうもうまく動けなかった。
Kono kikai ha doumo umaku ugokenakatta.
I don’t know why this machine doesn’t work well.

3. どうもいい気持ちが持ちます。
Doumo ii kimochi ga mochimasu.
Somehow I have a good feeling.

4. どうも寒気がする。
doumo samuke ga suru.
Somehow I feel cold.

5. どうも彼女は私と秘密を打ち明けました。
Doumo kanojo ha watashi to himitsu wo uchiakemashita.
I don’t know why she revealed her secret to me.

Note: 「それがどうも」 is a euphemism that is used to avoid talking about bad things. In many cases, it can be replaced by「なんだか」、「なんとなく」

Ref : tuhoconline

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