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Give B to A (A is an animal, plant, or someone below you in ranking)
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      やった けど  まだ           みたい   
I gave my little brother a car, but it doesn't seem like he's even once gone driving.
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    やりなさい  
Give some food to the dog.
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            やりなさい  
Feed the cat before you go to school.
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         やらなきゃ なぁ  
Today and tomorrow I have to fertilize the field.
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             やりなさい  
Water the flowers before you eat breakfast.

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ANoun (receiver)
BNoun (object)
やる
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やる (give food to a dog)

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This form is usually used, when you are offering something to animals, plant or someone younger than you.
9 years ago
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Discussion about this grammar
Studying: Graduate School Placement Exam
Level: 1, : 47
Model sentence #1 has no English translation.
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13 years ago
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Level: 68, : 5,802
Fixed. Thanks!
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13 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3 & JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 94
According to the Unicom Grammar book, the construction can also be
を+ te-form verb + やる (e.g. はいつもえてやります。)
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12 years ago (Edited 12 years ago.)
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Level: 68, : 5,802
Thanks! Actually, there is a page for that already:
http://www.renshuu.org/index.php?page=grammar/individual&id=71

It's in the 'quick info/links' box at the top of the page; however, seems like you didn't see that, which makes me wonder if there's a better place to put that info.. any ideas?
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3 & JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 94
Ah, how could I have overlooked that part. ^^;;
It's perfect as it is.
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12 years ago



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