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JLPT N3
Edit  Xephyer
(しよう)とおもう
Meaning
I think I will (do)
今から銀行へ行こうと思います。/ I think I will go to the bank right now.
Edit  Xephyer
Formation
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Phrases
おれいをいおうとおもいながら、かなりじかんがたってしまいました。
I kept wanting to say thank you but unfortunately a long period of time passed.
Edit  #6875 赤毛
がんばろうとおもいつつ、なまけてしまうんですよ。
I planned to work hard but in spite of myself, I just ended up being lazy.
Edit  #6876 赤毛
いまからぎんこうへいこうとおもいます。
I think I will go to the bank right now.
Edit  #6867 赤毛
しゅうまつはうみにいこうとおもっています。
I intend to go to the sea this week-end.
Edit  #6868 赤毛
かれはがいこくではたらこうとおもっています。
He plan to work in foreign countries.
Edit  #6869 赤毛
しょうらいじぶんでかいしゃをつくろうとおもっています。
In the future I plan to make my own company.
Edit  #6870 赤毛
「レポートはもうできましたか。」「いいえ、まだかいていません。きんようびまでにまとめようとおもっています。」
"Did you finished the report yet?" "No I didn't yet. I plan to put it in order for Friday without lack."
Edit  #6871 赤毛
わたしはてがみのへんじをまだかいていません。いますぐかこうとおもいます。
I didn't write yet the letter answer. I think I will write it right now.
Edit  #6872 赤毛
わたしはおとうとによませようとおもって、このほんをかいました。
I bought this book because I plan to make my little brother read.
Edit  #6873 赤毛
こんばんはこのほんをよもうとおもっています。
I intend to read this book this evening.
Edit  #6874 赤毛
Discussion and comments
Verb in volitional form (意向形)+と+思う is used to inform the interlocutor of the speaker's intention.
思う/思います is used to express this intention in the moment the speaker is speaking.
思っている/思っています is used to express that the decision of the speaker have been taken sometimes ago, but is still valid now.
と思っている may be use to express the intention of a third person.
赤毛
xephyer - thanks for your enthusiasm in adding stuff, but this is not grammar, this is vocabulary. please review the difference!
dc
This entry should be deleted.
bamboo4
I intend to give a second life to this entry 平ら (たいら) [taira] changing it completely.
赤毛