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Grammar detail: やる vs する

やる vs する - do
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やる and する are both verbs meaning 'to do'. する is the most common, and is one of the most versatile words in Japanese, since it can also be used with kanji compounds to turn them into verbs.
やる can be used in many of the situations where する is used, but it conveys a rougher, more casual tone, so in general it is best to use やる only for specific purposes, such as:
てつだ
手伝
ってやる

Let me do this.
  • In the form やった to invoke the sense of 'you've done it! you made it!' etc
きみ
えら
ことやった
You've done it!
  • As part of the set expression やる気
やる
あれば
ふかのう
不可能
ことない
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
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Kanji used in this grammar

キ   ケ    spirit   
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シュ   hand   て    た-    
デン   つたえる to tell, transmit   つたわる to be handed down   つた to go along   
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クン   きみ you   
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イ   えら illustrious, famous   
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フ   ブ    not   
カ    good, possible, approval   
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ノウ    ability   
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