I'm not completely sure on the grammar usage of と、~た, in these following sentences, but have been given the general explanation that the imply an unexpected result following a normal (one time?) action.



I'm also unsure of how to translate と as it applies to the first half of the sentence in these cases either, or the tense.


It is a connective particle.


In these phrases, the connective particle "shows at the opportunity when a certain situation happens or an opportunity to notice it."

  • When my younger brother finished eating lunch, he has gone out without clearing the table.

  • When I said "I'm sorry," my friend said "It's me that should apologize to you."

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