Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (ikura~temo)

How to use

Noun + でも
いくらVerb (て form) + も
い-adjective + + くても
な-adjective + でも

Learn Japanese grammar: (ikura~temo). Meaning: no matter how.

JLPT grammar いくら~ても (ikura~temo)  - Learn Japanese

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Example #1

わたしはいくらおさけをのんでもかおいろがかわらない。
watashi wa ikura osake wo nondemo kaoiro ga kawaranai.
No matter how much I drink, my complexion does not change.
Example #2

これはいくらやすくても、かいたくない。
ikura yasukutemo, kaitakunai.
No matter how cheap this is, I don't want to buy it.
Example #3

いくらすきでもコーラーをたくさんのむと、しんたいにわるいですよ。
ikura sukidemo kooraa o takusan nomu to shintai ni warui desu yo.
No matter how much you love Coca-cola, it’s not good for your health if you drink too much.
Example #4

いくらしらべてもわからなかったので、せんせいにきいた。
ikura shirabetemo wakaranakatta node, sensei ni kiita.
I could not understand no matter how much I studied, so I asked my teacher.
Example #5

せいかつのためにしごとはいくらきらいでもやらなければならない。
seikatsu no tame ni shigoto wa ikura kirai demo yarana kereba naranai.
No matter how much you may hate your job, you gotta do it to maintain your livelihood.
Example #6

これはひつようなので、いくらたかくてもかいます。
kore wa hitsuyou na node, ikura takakutemo kaimasu.
I need it so I’ll buy it now matter how expensive it is.

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