N4 Grammar Course

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N4 Grammar Course

~たつもりで

Usage:

Past Tense Form of Verb + つもりで


Meaning:

「~たつもりで」means “as if…”, “just like…”.

Examples:

だまされたつもりでやってみて。
Please give it a try just like you got tricked.

シェフになったつもりでりょうつくる。
I cook as if I were a cook.

ぶんでは、わかったつもりでいたけど、あらためてかんがえるとわかんなくなってきた。
I was sure I understood it, but on thinking it over, I realized I didn’t know at all.

どもになったつもりでかんがえてみると、がいあんおもかぶこともある。
When you think about it as if you were a child, you may come up with a surprisingly good idea.

哲学者てつがくしゃになったつもりで人生じんせいについてかたる。
Talk about the life as if you were a philosopher.

先生せんせいになったつもりで説明せつめいしてみよう。
Try to explain it as if you were a teacher.

あいたちになったつもりで、よくかんがえてから発言はつげんすることがじゅうようだ。
It is important to think carefully before making a statement, as if you were in the position of the other party.

んだつもりでがんろう。
Do your best as if you were dead.
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