N1 Grammar Course

Admin bar avatar
Marshall
JLPT Grammar
Free
  • 93 lessons
  • 0 quizzes
  • 96 week duration

N1 Grammar Course

~ないまでも

Usage:

Negative Form of Verb + までも

 

Meaning:

A grammar rule used to compare two things, it need to be a degree of the latter even though it can not be at a degree of the former.

 

Examples:

きのうの演奏えんそうは、最高さいこう出来できとはえないまでも、かなりよかったとおもう。

I think the performance yesterday was pretty good, if not the best.

 

プロのコックとはわないまでも、かれりょううではなかなかのものだ。

He’s a good cook, if not a professional cook.

1+
avatar

Leave a Reply