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けど at the end of a sentence?

IsaacDavid

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I know that けど connect two sentences to express a contradiction and also is used merely as a general connector of two separate sentences with not meaning of contradiction.but i also have seen けど at the end of a sentence with no following sentence to connect.which is its use when is at the end of a sentence with not following sentence?
 

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The following sentence is implied. You have to fill in the blanks yourself.

行きたいけど...

...都合がわるい
...残業しなければならない
...もっと好きな友達と遊びに行く予定があります
 

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I often use 行きたい(んです)けど… to ask for directions, as the implied second half in the right context is 道を教えていただけますか?
 

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I often use 行きたい(んです)けど… to ask for directions, as the implied second half in the right context is 道を教えていただけますか?
Yes it's a very useful phrase. You can also say something like
ウンチしたいですけど
and the clerk will get the gist of your meaning especially if you use the appropriate facial expressions. 😰
And if you want to use more polite phrasing and really impress them you can say
ウンチさせていただきたいですけど

;)
 
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