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  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★た瞬間に (ta shunkan ni): the moment】

    Meaning: the moment (something happens)Formation:Verb-casual, past + 瞬間(…

  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★たりとも (taritomo): (not) even, (not) any】

    Meaning: (not) even; (not) anyFormation:Noun + たりとも日本語 /…

  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ためしがない (tameshi ga nai): (something) is n…

    Meaning: is never the case; has never happenedFormation:Verb-casual, pas…

  4. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★た拍子に (ta hyoushi ni): the instant】

    Meaning: the moment; the instanceFormation:Verb-casual, past + 拍子に&n…

  5. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ただ~のみだ (tada~nomi da): can do nothing but…

    Meaning: can do nothing but; there’s onlyFormation:ただ + Verb-dictionary …

  6. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★そうにもない (sou nimo nai): impossible, unlike…

    Meaning: impossible; unlikelyFormation:Verb-ますstem + そうにもない…

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    【JLPT N1★それなりに (sore nari ni): as it is, in its ow…

    Meaning: in itself; as it is; in its own way; as suchFormation:それなりに + V…

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    【JLPT N1★さも (samo): truly, really】

    Meaning: truly; really; as ifFormation:さも + Nounさも + いadj(-い) + そうに/そう…

  9. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★そばから (soba kara): as soon as】

    Meaning: as soon as;right afterFormation:Verb-dictionary form + そばからVe…

  10. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【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…

  11. Japanese Sentence Patterns

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

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

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    【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 +…

  13. Japanese Sentence Patterns

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

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

  14. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【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 / …

  15. Japanese Sentence Patterns

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

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

  16. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【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…

  17. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【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…

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

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

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    【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…

  20. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【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…

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