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100 GRAMMAR POINTS

18. Want to do~ ~たい

  • First get the ~ます masu form of the verb you want to use. 
  • Then drop the ~ます masu
  • And add ~たい tai.

たべます
tabemasu
(to eat)

たべ tabe

たべたい
tabetai
(want to eat)

のみます
nomimasu (to drink)

のみ nomi

のみたいnomitai
(want to drink)

します
shimasu (to do)


shi

たい
shitai (want to do)

Of course, if you want to ask a question and say “Do you want to…” Just add ka

ケーキ を たべたい です 

ke-ki o tabetai desu ka?
Do you want to eat cake?

100 GRAMMAR POINTS

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