Japanese ついでに grammar tsuideni

Japanese ついでに grammar tsuideni
Japanese ついでに grammar tsuideni

Let’s learn Japanese ついでに grammar tsuideni :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Clause + ついでに + Clause
Vる+ついでに
Nの+ついでに

Meaning and how to use :

taking the opportunity when doing something, do other thing. Do additional thing when doing something

For example

公園を散歩するついでに、ゴミを出しなさい。
Kouen o sanpo suru tsuide ni, gomi o dashinasai.
when you go for a walk at the park, (take that opportunity to) take the garbage out.

北京に行く出張のついでに、上海を寄って、友達に会います。
pekin ni iku shucchou no tsuide ni, shanhai o yotte, tomodachi ni ai masu.
while going to Beijing for business, (i took that opportunity to) go to Shanghai to visit my friend.

友達の家に行きます。ついでに、スーパーで買い物をします。
tomodachi no ie ni iki masu. Tsuide ni, sūpā de kaimono o shi masu.
I will go to visit my friend, and (take that opportunity to) go shopping at the supermarket.

外出するついでに、手紙を出します。
gaishutsu suru tsuide ni, tegami o dashi masu.
I go out and (take that opportunity to) bring letter to the post office .

田中さんが数学宿題をするついでに、わからないところを教えてもらいました。
tanaka san ga suugaku shukudai o suru tsuide ni, wakara nai tokoro o oshie te morai mashi ta.
while Tanaka do the math excercise, i was tought what i didn’t understand

Note: Nouns combining with this structure are noun which describe action

Related structures :

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