Japanese Sentence Patterns

  1. 【JLPT N1★始末だ (shimatsu da): end up, in the end】

    Meaning: end up; in the endFormation:Verb-dictionary form + 始末だこの/その/あ…

  2. 【JLPT N1★さぞ (sazo): I’m sure, I’m certain】

    Meaning: I believe/I’m certain something must be truly/really/veryFormatio…

  3. 【JLPT N1★さもないと (samonaito): otherwise, else, if no…

    Meaning: otherwise; else; if not soFormation:Phrase 1 + さもないと / さもなければ +…

  4. 【JLPT N1★およそ (oyoso): totally, (not) at all】

    Meaning: totally; utterly; (not) at all; roughly; aboutFormation:およそ + V…

  5. 【JLPT N1★思いをする (omoi o suru): to feel】

    Meaning: to feelFormation:いadj + 思いをするなadj + な思いをする日本語 / にほんご / …

  6. 【JLPT N1★折に (ori ni): when, on the occasion】

    Meaning: when; at the time; on the occasionFormation:Verb-casual + 折に(は)…

  7. 【JLPT N1★をよそに (o yoso ni): despite】

    Meaning: despite; without regards toFormation:Noun + をよそに日本語 / にほん…

  8. 【JLPT N1★を余儀なくされる (o yogi naku sareru): to be forc…

    Meaning: to be forced to do something because one has no other choiceForma…

  9. 【JLPT N1★をおいて (o oite): other than, without】

    Meaning: other than; without;apart from ; leaving aside;no one besidesForm…

  10. 【JLPT N1★をもって (o motte) – 2: at the time】

    Meaning: at the timeFormation:Noun + をもって/をもちまして日本語 / にほんご / J…

  11. 【JLPT N1★をもって (o motte) – 1: by means of】

    Meaning: by means of; withFormation:Noun + をもって日本語 / に…

  12. 【JLPT N1★をものともせず (o monotomo sezu): in defiance of…

    Meaning:in defiance of, in spite ofFormation:Noun + をものともせず(に)&nbs…

  13. 【JLPT N1★を禁じえない (o kinjienai): can’t help but】

    Meaning: can’t help but; can’t refrain fromFormation:Noun + を禁じえない / 禁…

  14. 【JLPT N1★を機に (o ki ni): as an opportunity to】

    Meaning: as an opportunity to; as a result ofFormation:Noun + を機に&…

  15. 【JLPT N1★を皮切りに (o kawakiri ni): starting with】

    Meaning: starting withFormation:Noun + を皮切りに(して)/を皮切りとして…

  16. 【JLPT N1★を兼ねて (o kanete): also for the purpose of】…

    Meaning: also for the purpose ofFormation:Noun + を兼ねて/も兼ねて…

  17. 【JLPT N1★を限りに (o kagiri ni): starting from】

    Meaning: starting from…; to the full extent ofFormation:Noun + を限りに/限りで…

  18. 【JLPT N1★をいいことに (o ii koto ni): to take advantage …

    Meaning: to take advantage ofFormation:Verb-casual, non-past + のをいいことに…

  19. 【JLPT N1★を経て (o hete): through, after, via】

    Meaning: through; after; viaFormation:Noun + を経て日本語 …

  20. 【JLPT N1★を踏まえて (o fumaete): based on】

    Meaning: based onFormation:Noun + を踏まえ / を踏まえて日本語 / にほんご /…

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