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[V-jisho, V-naiようにします] make an effort to, try to [habitually]
“I try to think positively [habitually].”
Hello everyone. What do you do every day? And what do you try to do every day (habitually)?
I try to have a proper breakfast every day, but sometimes I only drink coffee because I have no time.
Repeat after me
1. I drink vegetable juice every day.
→ I try to drink vegetable juice every day.[habitually]
2. I jog every day.
→ I try to jog every day.[habitually]
3. I walk a lot every day.
→ I try to walk a lot every day.[habitually]
4. I don’t drink alcohol every day.
→ I try not to drink alcohol every day.[habitually]
Now, make a sentence as follows.
Whenever possible, sweet, not eat
→ Whenever possible, I try not to eat sweets.
1. whenever possible, Japanese, think
→Whenever possible, I try to think in Japanese.
2. whenever possible, not smoke
→ Whenever possible, I try not to smoke.
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Note: English translations might sound occasionally unnatural as English, as I try to preserve the structure and essence of the original Japanese. I hope it also helps you to capture the pattern of the sentence structure.
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