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  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ぶる (buru): behaving like】 

    Meaning: assuming the air of…; behaving like…Formation:Noun/なadjective + ぶ…

  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ぶり (buri): style, manner】 

    Meaning: style; mannerFormation:Verb-ますstem + ぶり/っぶり/っぷりNoun + ぶり日本語 / にほん…

  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★びる (biru): seeming to be】 

    Meaning: seeming to be; behaving asFormation:Noun/いadj(-い) + びる/びてNoun/い…

  4. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★べくもない (beku mo nai): can’t】 

    Meaning: can’t; cannot possibly beFormation:Verb-dictionary form + べくもない…

  5. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★べく (beku): in order to, should】 

    Meaning: in order to; for the purpose ofFormation:Verb-dictionary form + べ…

  6. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★べからず (bekarazu): must not, should not】 

    Meaning: must not; should not; do notFormation:Verb-dictionary form + べからず…

  7. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ばそれまでだ (ba sore made da): if… then it’s o…

    Meaning: if… then it’s over (nothing will be of use)(If something occurs, then…

  8. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ばこそ (ba koso): only because】

    Meaning: only becauseFormation:Verb-ばconditional + こそNoun/なadj + であればこそ…

  9. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★場合によっては (baai ni yotte wa): depending on …

    Meaning: in some casesFormation:場合によっては + phrase日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1) 場…

  10. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★あっての (atte no): to owe everything to】 

    Meaning: which owes everything to; which can exist solely due to the presence of…

  11. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★あらかじめ (arakajime): beforehand, in advance…

    Meaning: beforehand; in advance; previouslyFormation:あらかじめ + Verb-casual, …

  12. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★案の定 (an no jou): just as one thought】 

    Meaning: just as one thought; sure enoughFormation:案の定 + phrase日本語 / にほんご /…

  13. Japanese Sentence Patterns

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

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

  14. Japanese Sentence Patterns

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

    Meaning: dare to; daringly; deliberatelyFormation:あえて + action日本語 / にほんご / …

  15. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ずに済む (zu ni sumu): get by without doing s…

    Meaning: get by without doing…Formation:Verb-ないform (ーない) + ずに済む/ないで済む/なくて…

  16. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ざるを得ない (zaru o enai): can’t help doing, h…

    Meaning: cannot help (doing); have no choice but toFormation:Verb-ないform (…

  17. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★要するに (you suru ni): the point is】 

    Meaning: the point is…; in short…; to put it simplyFormation:要するに + phrase…

  18. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ようがない/ようもない (you ga nai/you mo nai): ther…

    Meaning: there is no way to; it’s impossible toFormation:Verb-masu-stem + …

  19. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★ようでは (you dewa): if】 

    Meaning: ifFormation:Verb-casual + ようでは + 日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1) 雪が降り続くよ…

  20. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★よりほかない (yori hoka nai): to have no choice…

    Meaning: to have no choice butFormation:Verb-casual + (より)ほか(は)ない/(より)ほかしか…

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