Grammar Expressions in the JLPT N4

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あまり

amari
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so much thattoo muchin excessexcessivelyso much so

しかない

shikanai
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nothing butonlythere is only

そう

sou
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seemslooks likeappearsheard that

でも

demo
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even ifbuthowevernonethelessno matter whatneverthelessalsoeven

みたい

mitai
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likesimilar tojust likeresemblesseemsseems like

また

mata
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againonce againmoreoverin additionfurthermore

より

yori
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more thanto be moreto have no choice butbe gladthere is no choice butrather than saying that

まま

mama
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as it is

のに

noni
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even ifin order toregardlessnonethelessdespite

ておく

teoku
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in advancefor laterallow to dodo not allow to dobeforehand

しまう

shimau
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do something by mistakedo something completelyunfortunatelytotally

たら

tara
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ifwhenin caseafter

らしい

rashii
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it seems thatapparentlyI heard thattypical ofappropriateit looks like

ように

youni
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so thatsimilar toin order towishing forhoping forcommandin a way thatseems

こと

koto
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the factthe fact ofthe thing thatthingnominalizationnounfact

どうして

doushite
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whatwhyin what wayhow

どう

dou
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whathowin what way

なら

nara
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ifin casewhenif that happensif you do

それに

soreni
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in addition to that ...in additionbesidesto that thingto that

それで

sorede
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after whichso what?so?for thiswith thisand then?

それはそうと

sore wa sō to
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anywayto change the subjectby the waywell...

てみる

temiru
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try to dolet's try and see

なさい

nasai
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orderyou must dodoplease docommand

れる・られる

reru ・ rareru
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passive formpassive

せる・させる

seru ・ saseru
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causative formallow to domake to doforce to do

shi
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andthe reason isfor thisbutand also

と思う

toomou
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I thinkthinkI believein my opinion

ないで

naide
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without doingdon't dodon't do pleasedon't do for medon't do andrequest not to do

はず

hazu
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should have beenI expect it to bethis isshould not have beenI don't expect it to have been

かもしれない

kamoshirenai
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maybeit's probablecould beprobablyI think