"I will return the book to the library tomorrow."


December 19, 2017


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    Can anyone please answer my question: If I put "は” in the middle of " あした" and "本", is it correct too?

    December 19, 2017


    I would say that, while both are indeed grammatically correct, it changes the nuance somewhat. あしたは would be more equivalent to saying 'As for tomorrow, ...' . It would be a way to emphasize tomorrow rather than the action that is taking place then.

    Added on 2018/05/26:

    If someone asks when you will return the book, this is the proper construction.

    If someone asks what you are doing tomorrow, the construction including は would be more appropriate.

    December 19, 2017


    I totally agree. Adding 「は」would give special emphasize to the word tomorrow. (I keep forgetting to do that.) But TOMORROW i will return the book to library.

    May 26, 2018


    Using the は would be grammatically correct. It is another way to say the same thing, but you don't need it in this example.

    : )

    December 19, 2017
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