speaker invited to go into his girlfriends house for the first time, had previously walked her back home a few times




(I know that?) Maybe it’s because I walked her home before, once I try to come to their doorstep, i've become utterly clueless on what to do now.

I have hard time reading what he is trying to get at with in the second statement with ...知っていたけど家の前に来てみると, ...

Is knowing "家の場所は送って行ったりしたおかげで" suppose to result in "家の前に来てみると、どうしたら良いのかよくわからなくなってしまっている。"?

is 知っていた referring to something else?

or does this usage of てみると apply here?


thank you

  • I think it's parsed as: 家の場所は(送って行ったりしたおかげで)知っていた i.e. he knew the location of the house thanks to ... – user3856370 Jan 1 at 10:15

To me it looks like he is trying to say that "Even though I know the location of the house because I escorted (the girl), if I try coming before it, it has become that I don't know what is the best to do".


Because escorted (and other)

家の場所は 送って行ったりしたおかげで知っていたけど

Even though I know, the place of house, because (I escorted)


Before the house


If I try to come.

So "Even though I know, the place of house, because (I) escorted, if I try to come before the house..."

  • I think it's when not if. – Ringil Jan 3 at 18:00
  • Could work regardless :D – 4th Dimension Jan 3 at 18:01

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