N4 Grammar Course

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N4 Grammar Course

~のに

Usage:

Dictionary form of Verb + のに

Past tense form of Verb + のに

 

Meaning:

You can use this when you want to blame somebody for doing or not doing something.

 

Examples:

わたしはここにいるのに、なんでいてくれないですか。

Why don’t you ask me even though I am here?

 

わたしはそういったのに、また失敗しっぱいしたの。

You failed again even though I said it.

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One thought on “~のに

  1. Should probably be mentioned somewhere here that it introduces a “even though” aspect in the dialog. The current meaning doesn’t seem right.

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