[JLPT grammar] 買っちゃう, 買っとく, same meaning?

Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N3 course!



買っちゃう=already bought?
買っとく=already bought?

same meaning?


[My Reply]

〜てしまう:完了(かんりょう complete)、後悔(こうかい regret)

〜ておく:準備(じゅんび preparation)

ケーキを買っちゃった。(past tense of ちゃう)
I regret buying the cake. I wish I had not bought it.

ケーキを買っといた。(past tense of とく)
We have a party and I bought a cake for it.


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