June 29, 2021

JLPT N5 Grammar: Series たり

Series たり


■  Doing this, doing that, etc. This is for when you want to express a series of actions or states, but not list all possible actions or states. "Do things like … and … etc."

HOW to use:

Take the た form of a verb (simple past) or adjective and り.

 ■ Here is how a verb is constructed:

()つ to stand
  9 ()った stood (simple past)
    9 ()ったり things like standing…

■ Here is how an adjective is constructed:

(たか)い expensive
  9 (たか)かった was expensive
     9 (たか)かったり was expensive and…


Things like standing and sitting

The dollar is just rising and falling.

Today, I went shopping and ate at a restaurant, etc; I used a lot of money.

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