N5 Lesson 10: 7/12
にする にする


to decide on
to choose
to make something into (A)
to view something as (A)

⚠ Sometimes written as とする
which is considered more formal.

Structure Legend
Noun + + する
[にする implies that the speaker has made up their mind about something but the activities related to that something have yet to be carried out]

[このかばんにします。→ "I have decided (to buy) this bag." In this example, the speaker has decided to buy the bag but has not yet made the purchase]

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What have you decided on?
[often used when asking if others in your group have picked what they will order]

みんなの日本語 II : Page 120 [CH 44]
[DBJG] A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar : Page 310
Tae Kim's Japanese Grammar Guide : Page 129
[AIAIJ] An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese : Page 72