... ni iku tochuu
on my way to
Tochuu means "halfway" or "on the way".
The verb preceding tochuu must be the root form, not the ta form.
The tense of a statement, such as present or past, is shown by the final verb.
|1.||Gakkoo ni iku tochuu Susan-san ni atta.|
I ran into Susan-san on my way to shool.
gakkoo school, iku root form of ikimasu; go, atta ta form of aimasu; meet
If you want to say "it was a coincidence" clearly, you can put "guuzen";
guuzen Susan-san ni atta.
|2.||Kaisha ni iku tochuu kuruma no jiko o mita.|
I saw a car accident on my way to the office.
kaisha company, office, kuruma car, jiko accident
mita ta form of mimasu; watch, see, look
|3.||Yamada-san no uchi ni iku tochuu michi ni mayotta.|
I got lost on my way to Yamada-san's house.
uchi house, home, michi road, street, way
michi ni mayoimasu to get lost (set phrase), mayotta ta form of mayoimasu
|4.||Kuruma de Hakone ni iku tochuu taiya ga panku shita.|
I had a flat tire on my way to Hakone.
kuruma de by car, Hakone place name
taiya tire, panku [sv] flat tire, puncture
|5.||Uchi ni kaeru tochuu desu.|
I'm on my way to home.
uchi house, home, kaeru root form of kaerimasu; return, go home
|6.||Ima iku tochuu desu.|
I'm on my way now (to your place).
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