Sentence goes like this



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    Which part are you having difficulty with, exactly? And can you show us what you've found so far? – Chocolate Jun 10 '17 at 14:56


The basic form of the given sentence is as:


If you parse the sentence, you'll get it as follows.

中村さんは Mr./Ms. Nakamura
私を    me
相撲を見に to watch sumo matches
連れて行く takes

連れて行ってくださいました is the past tense form of 連れて行ってくださいます.
連れて行ってくださいます is the polite form (丁寧形{ていねいけい}) of 連れて行ってくださる.
連れて行ってくださる is the honorific/respectful form (尊敬語) of 連れて行ってくれる.

The relation between 連れて行ってくれる and 連れて行く is explained precisely here.

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    連れて行ってくださいました is a polite form of 連れて行く <-- 連れていってくださいました is the polite form (丁寧形) of 連れていってくださった. 連れていってくださった is the honorific/respectful form (尊敬語) of 連れていってくれた. (くださる is the honorific form/尊敬語 of くれる) – Chocolate Jun 10 '17 at 14:19
  • @chocolate Wow this is an excellent explanation. I totally understand the meaning of the sentence now. I was stuck at the 私を相撲を, didn't realize that it's about watching sumo that's why there were two をs. Thank you! – user8141510 Jun 10 '17 at 16:05
  • @user8141510 You should thank mackygoo, not me... – Chocolate Jun 10 '17 at 17:24

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