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N4 Grammar Course

Lesson 22: ~だす

Usage:

Polite Form of Verb(delete the ます in the end)+ だす


Meaning 1:

「~だす」means “begin to…”, “start doing…”.

Note:
「~だす」is often written as「〜す」, they are the same.
In order to help you get used to the kanji, all examples below are written as 「〜出す」.

Examples of Meaning 1:

かれはしした
He began to run.

彼女かのじょした
She began to cry.

ゆきした
It began to snow.

突然とつぜんいぬした
All of a sudden, a dog began barking.

彼女かのじょ母親ははおやさけした
Her mother started screaming.

とうとうあめした
At last, it began to rain.

Meaning 2:

「~だす」means “…out”, “…away”.

Examples of Meaning 2:

かれいえした
He ran away from home.

彼女かのじょした
She held out her hand.

かれはペンをした
He got out his pen.

トムはきょうしつした
Tom slipped out of the classroom.

かれみがきをチューブからしぼした
He squeezed the toothpaste out of a tube.

かれらはもっともよい作品さくひんふたつをした
They picked out the best two works.
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