[Japanese speaking phrase] だったら〜 If that‘s the case…

Today, I’m going to share an everyday conversational phrase. Let’s learn it quickly and start using it right away!


——-Today’s Phrase——-

If that‘s the case / then

だったら is casually used to suggest a new course of action or response based on newly acquired information about a situation or schedule.


Let’s practice:


A: I didn’t get much sleep last night.
B: If that‘s the case, you can go home early.



A: I think I won’t be able to meet this week because I’m too busy.
B: Then, let’s meet next week.



A: The roads might be congested because it’s Saturday.
B: Then, shall we take the subway?



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In the speaking course, if you submit your homework, you’ll learn the correct pronunciation and intonation. Daily feedback from your teacher will also help you stay committed to the course.



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