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A gives C to B (B is you, your friends, your family, etc.)
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       チャンス  くれ  
Come on! Give me a chance.
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おじ  その   くれた  
My uncle gave me the watch.
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ボート  くれない   
Can you give me a boat?
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アン    この プレゼント  くれた  
Ann gave me this present.

Getting the sentences
Construction
(Elements in parentheses are optional.)
ANoun (Giver)
は/が
BNoun (receiver)
CNoun (object)
くれる
Basic Examples:
ボールくれる (give me the ball)

Notes
When referring to yourself, the に is often dropped.
Related Expressions
Where this grammar is found


User notes
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Expanding on what mysticfive has mentioned, くれる indicates an inward giving. So for example, someone outside your company (lets say, Mr. Yamada) sends a present to someone in your company:

さんはにプレゼントをくれました。」
Mr.Yamada (a person outside the company) gave my coworker a present.

Likewise, if an alien gave someone on earth something, we could also use くれる. The aliens being the "outsiders" and humans being the "insiders."

That is, unless you associate yourself more closely with aliens...
10 years ago
avatar Avi Drucker - Level 3
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this is only used when the receiver is in you or someone close to you. When you are the giver, you need to use あげる instead (even if the receiver is also someone close to you).
11 years ago
avatar mysticfive - Level 676

Discussion about this grammar
Studying: Graduate School Placement Exam
Level: 1, : 47
The first example sentence doesn't seem to employ the grammar point.
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12 years ago
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It has been removed, thanks!
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 5
Studying: N2
Level: 1, : 26
Hello, the first sentence doesn't match this grammatical phenomenon. I think it should be under "てくれる".
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7 years ago
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It's been moved, thanks!

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7 years ago
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Years Studied: 6
Studying: JLPT 3
Level: 17, : 9

I was linked here via the N4 grammar question

が  くれた  、  おも かったです


This example uses A giver が くれた B object construct, which is different from the above

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5 years ago
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Level: 62, : 5,638

Sorry for the delay!


It is the same form, just with the receiver omitted because it is understood. In a slightly longer form:

にくれた


But usually, the に is omitted.

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5 years ago
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Years Studied: 6
Studying: JLPT 3
Level: 17, : 9

In that case, can I suggest that the construction includes the が part?

A Noun (giver) + が + B Noun (receiver) に+ C Noun (object) + を + くれる

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5 years ago
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I'd be happy to! Done and done.

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5 years ago
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Years Studied: Too many
Studying: N4
Level: 1, : 119
How do I know when to use は and when to use が?
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3 years ago



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