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  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★とっさに (tossa ni): at once, right away】

    Meaning: at once; right away; promptly; on the spur of the momentFormation…

  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★とされる (to sareru): is considered】

    Meaning: is considered…Formation:Phrase + とされるNoun + とされる&nbsp…

  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★とりわけ (toriwake): especially】

    Meaning: especiallyFormation:とりわけ + phrase日本語 / にほんご…

  4. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★と思いきや (to omoikiya)】

    Meaning: I thought…; or so we thoughtFormation:Phrase 1 + と思いきや + Phrase…

  5. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ともすれば (tomo sureba): apt to, prone to】

    Meaning: apt to; prone toFormation:ともすれば + Noun/Adj日本語 / に…

  6. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★となると/となれば (tomo naru to/tomo nareba): whe…

    Meaning: when; once (something happens)Formation:Verb-dictionary form + …

  7. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ともなく (tomonaku): to do something without …

    Meaning: to do something without thinking about itFormation:Verb-diction…

  8. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★とみるや (to miru ya): at the sight of, upon …

    Meaning: at the sight of; upon seeingFormation:Verb-casual + とみるや&nb…

  9. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★とみられる (to mirareru): to be regarded as, t…

    Meaning: to be regarded as; to be expected to; to be believed toFormation:…

  10. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ところから (tokoro kara): from the fact that】

    Meaning: because; from the fact thatFormation:Phrase + ところから…

  11. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ところがある (tokoro ga aru): there is】

    Meaning: there is ; to haveFormation:Verb-casual + ところがあるNoun + のところがあ…

  12. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ときている (to kite iru): because】

    Meaning: becauseFormation:Verb-casual + ときているNoun + ときているいadj + ときてい…

  13. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ときたら (tokitara): when it comes to, concer…

    Meaning: when it comes to…; concerning…This expression is used when pickin…

  14. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★といわず (to iwazu): not just, both】

    Meaning: not just; bothFormation:Noun + といわず + Noun + といわず…

  15. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というわけではない (to iu wake dewa nai): it’s not…

    Meaning: it’s not that; it doesn’t mean thatFormation:Verb-casual + というわ…

  16. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というわけだ (to iu wake da): this means】

    Meaning: this means; this is why; it is the case that, in other wordsForma…

  17. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というもの (to iu mono): during a period of ti…

    Meaning: during/for/since/over a period of timeFormation:Noun + というもの…

  18. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というところだ/といったところだ (to iu tokoro da/to itta…

    Meaning: approximately; aboutFormation:Noun + というところだ/といったところだ…

  19. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というか~というか (to iu ka~to iu ka): (I’m not s…

    Meaning: (I’m not sure if it’s) A or BFormation:Noun + というか + Noun + という…

  20. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★というか (to iu ka): or, or more precisely】

    Meaning: or; or more precisely; or perhaps I should say ; or ratherForma…

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    【JLPT N3★どころか (dokoroka) “far from…
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