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VERBAL NOUN + に(行く/来る) as “(go/come) to do VERBAL NOUN”

VERBAL NOUN + に(行く/来る) as “(go/come) to do VERBAL NOUN”

The grammatical construct is very similar to the Pre-ます Form VERB + に(行く/来る) in that it expresses the purpose associated with going/coming somewhere.

Example(s):

図書館へ勉強に行く
Toshokan e benkyou ni iku.
(I’m going to the library to study.)

カウンターへ注文に行く
Counter e chumon ni iku.
(I’m going to the counter to order something.)

お願いに来ました
Onegai ni kimashita.
(I have come to make a request.)