Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com

A Closer look at で

Oni's picture

This is used mainly for location.

Used for location of where something happens

デパート帽子を買いました。 
depa-to
de boushi o kaimashita.
I bought a hat at the Department store.

日本何をしましたか? 
nihon
de nani o shimashita ka.
In Japan, what did you do?

Observe the difference between に and で:

マクドナルド行きたい。 
makudonarudo
ni ikitai.
I want to go to McDonalds.

マクドナルド食べたい。 
makudonarudo
de tabetai.
I want to eat at McDonalds.

Support those who Support TJP!

Click here to learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com