A grammar lesson looks at the structures "X to ii" and X-ba yokatta no ni" as was of suggesting an outcome would be good.
Adding "hoshii" to a verb can help you express an informal request or wish in a different way than the "~tai" form.
The structures "nakute mo ii desu" and "hitsuyō wa arimasen" let people know they're not obliged to do something.
The "nashi ni" structure can sound somewhat formal, so you wouldn't necessarily use it when you want to hold the bacon on a pasta dish. That's where "nuki de" comes in.
A grammar lesson goes over each and every aspect of the particle "zutsu," which is used to indicate both quantity and degree.
The particle "kurai" is very helpful in trying to illustrate the degree of something happening, though translating it isn't as straightforward as you'd think.
Attaching the verb "meku" to certain Japanese words can emphasize the idea of showing signs of something or appearing to look like something.
Mari-chan wa Nana no obasan ni ataru. (Mari is Nana’s aunt.) ...
A more formal construction, "ni atatte" is used when you are marking the occasion. "Ni saishite" has a similar nuance, think of both as a fancy way to say "when."
You can tack "tai" on the end of a verb to express what you want to do, but if you're going to speak for someone else then it's best to get a handle on the "garu" ending.