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Grammar detail: とも

とも - to emphasize a response or statement
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When とも is used as a sentence-ending particle, it functions to emphasize the speaker's response or statement.
わら
って
いいとも
It's OK to laugh.
よしだ
吉田
ともこ
智子
さん
っています
っています
とも
おさな
なじみ
です
Do you know Tomoko Yoshida? Yes, indeed I do. We are childhood friends.
とも often follows いい or いいです。
いいとも/いいですとも
means
Yes, of course./Certainly./Sure (you can, it's okay).
In cases where いいとも/いいですとも are used to respond to a question that uses a negative the meaning slightly changes.
私が行ってもかまいませんか。Do you mind if I go?
いいですとも。Not at all./Of course not.
It may also be used to contradict something that another person asserts.
そんなに忙しいのでしょうか。Are you really that busy?
忙しいとも。Yes, I am actually that busy.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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ボウ   いそがしい busy   
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ショウ   わら to laugh   え to smile   
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キツ   キチ    good luck   
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デン   た rice field   
チ    wisdom   
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シ   ス   こ child   
チ   し to know   
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ヨウ   おさな very young; childish, immature, infantile   
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