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N5 Grammar 6:~あまり・あんまり

Usage 1:

あまり+positive expression

Meaning:
very

Examples of Usage 1:

あまりおいしかったので、つい食たべすぎてしまった。
I couldn’t help eating too much since it was very delicious.

Voice:

Usage 2:

あまり+negative expression

Meaning:
not so…

Examples of Usage 2:

あまりよくないです。
That is not so good.

Voice:

かみはあんまりありません。
There is not so much paper.

Note:
あんまり is less formal than あまり

Voice:

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