JLPT N3 Grammar (amari)

Meaning

so much… that

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)あまり
Verb (casual, past)
Noun + の

Learn Japanese grammar: (amari). Meaning: so much… that.

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Example #1

うれしさのあまり、かのじょはなみだをながしました。
ureshisa no amari, kanojo wa namida o nagashimashita.
She was so happy that she cried.
Example #2

それのあまりのやすさにおどろいた。
sore no amari no yasusa ni odoroita.
I was shocked by how cheap it was.
Example #3

プレゼンのとき、きんちょうのあまりまちがえてしまった。
purezen no toki, kinchou no amari machigaete shimatta.
During my presentation I was so nervous that I ended up making a mistake.
Example #4

いかりのあまりくちがきけなかった。
ikari no amari kuchi ga kikenakatta.
I was speechless with anger.
Example #5

わたしはくのうのあまり、びょうきになりました。
watashi wa kunou no amari, byouki ni narimashita.
I was so worried I became sick.
Example #6

ちちはむすめをしんぱいするあまり、たおれてしまった。
chichi wa musume o shinpai suru amari, taorete shimatta.
The father was so overcome with worry for his daughter that he collapsed.
Example #7

しばらくはしんぱいのあまり、ねれないよるがつづきました。
shibaraku wa shinpai no amari, nemurenai yoru ga tsuzukimashita.
I was so worried and unable to sleep for a while.
Example #8

よろこびのあまり、バンザイとよびたいおもいだった。
yorokobi no amari, banzai to sakebitai omoi datta.
I was so happy I wanted to scream with joy.
Example #9

そのファンはアイドルにあえたよろこびのあまり、なきだした。
sono fan wa aidoru ni aeta yorokobi no amari, nakidashita.
That fan was so overcome with joy from meeting their idol that they started bursting out crying.

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