Japanese  どうも grammar doumo

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Let’s learn 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:

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

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.

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

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

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」

Written above is Japanese grammar  どうも. In case you don’t understand the signs that we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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