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How to say, for example, football started in England?

Discussion in 'Learning Japanese' started by Hari Patel, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Hari Patel

    Hari Patel 後輩

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    as in the title
     
  2. Hari Patel

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    I am struggling to figure out weather the particle is の or で connecting the location (UK) to the verb (started)
     
  3. mdchachi

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    <place>で<thing>が始まりました。

    In this case you might see the verb for "born" used (生まれる).
     
  4. Hari Patel

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    how about はじまりました
     
  5. mdchachi

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    Same thing. That's what I wrote. はじまりました=始まりました。
     
  6. Hari Patel

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    The order doesnt matter (<Thing>ga<Place>de verb) right?
     
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  7. nice gaijin

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    As long as your nouns are followed by the correct particles, the overall meaning of the sentence is relatively unchanged.
     

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