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    The Surprisingly Simple Logic Behind Japanese Sentence Structure The truth is, Japanese sentence structure is actually incredibly logical, and a solid understanding of it will save you a h…

  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ だけましだ (dake mashi da): “one should…

    Meaning: it’s better than…; one should feel grateful forFormation:Verb-c…

  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ だけでなく (dake de naku) “not only… bu…

    Meaning: not only… but alsoFormation:Verb-dictionary form + だけでなくNoun …

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    【JLPT N2★ だけあって (dake atte) “being the case,…

    Meaning: …being the case; (precisely) because; as might be expected fromForm…

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    【JLPT N2★ちっとも~ない (chitto mo~nai)”(not) at al…

    Meaning: (not) at all; (not) in the leastFormation:ちっとも + Verb-ないform …

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    【JLPT N1★あくまでも (akumade mo) “absolutely̶…

    Meaning: to the end; persistently; absolutely; thoroughnessFormation:あくま…

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    【JLPT N1★ あえて (aete) “deliberately”】

    Meaning: 1. dare (to do something); venture (often overcoming reluctan…

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    May + S + V ~! ~しますように (Mayの倒置:祈願文)

    「~しますように」という話し手の祈りの気持ち、願望を表現するときは祈願文を使います。作り方は「May+主語+動詞+その他の品詞!」となります。助動詞を前に出して…

  9. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ ぶりに (buri ni)”for the first time i…

    Meaning: for the first time in (period of time)Formation:Noun (measureme…

  10. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ あるいは (aruiwa) “or; possibly”…

    Meaning: or; possiblyFormation:あるいは + Nounあるいは + phrase日本語 / Japan…

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