N5 Grammar Course

Admin bar avatar
Marshall
JLPT Grammar
Free
  • 35 lessons
  • 0 quizzes
  • 96 week duration

N5 Grammar Course

Lesson 15: 〜になる・くなる

Usage 1:

①i-Adj: change い to く and add なる in the end
②na-Adj + になる
③Noun + になる


Meaning of Usage 1:

「〜になる・くなる」is used to express the result of change.

Example Sentences of Usage 1:

かれしゃになった
He became a doctor.

アニメがになりました
I came to like anime.

彼女かのじょはかわいくなった
She became cute.

みずこおりになりました
The water turned into ice.

いたみがなくなった
The pain has gone.

かれ有名ゆうめい俳優はいゆうになりました
He became a famous actor.

Usage 2:

Dictionary Form of Verb + こと + になる


Meaning of Usage 2:

「〜になる」is used to express that you have decided to do something because of some reasons. (Sometimes you don’t like it but you have to make this decision.)

Example Sentences of Usage 2:

こんくにかえことになった
I have decided to come back to my country this time.

友人ゆうじん結婚式けっこんしきにアカペラでうたことになりました
I’m going to be singing a cappella at a friend’s wedding ceremony.

昨日きのうトムに告白こくはくされて、ことになった
Tom confessed his love to me yesterday and we have started dating.

経営者けいえいしゃ会社かいしゃだいとしていっしゅうかん一回いっかい海外かいがい出張しゅっちょうすることになりました
It was decided that the manager, as the company’s representative, would go overseas on business trips once a week.

わたし学祭がくさいかたけのさい学校がっこうかぎ紛失ふんしつしてまつしょことになった
I lost a school key when I was cleaning up after the school festival and I was then required to write an apology letter.

Patron-only Contents:

This website won’t exist without Patrons’ support since it’s completely ad-free.
So I made some special contents for Patrons.
It’s a way of saying thank you!

50+
Admin bar avataravataravataravataravataravataravataravataravatar