JLPT N3 Grammar (okage de)


thanks to; owing to; because of ~

How to use

Verb (casual)おかげで
Noun + の
な-adjective + な
okage de おかげで jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (okage de). Meaning: thanks to; owing to; because of ~.​

This is used so the speaker can express express thanks or gratitude towards someone or something.

Another way to express thanks is with , which can be used for both positive and negative situations.

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Example #1

kanojo no okage de, watashi wa mainichi shiawase da.
Thanks to her, I am happy everyday.
Example #2

nihon e kita okage de nihongo ga jouzu ni narimashita.
I improved my Japanese because I came to Japan.
Example #3

せんせいのおかげでJLPT N3にごうかくできました。
sensei no okage de JLPT N3 ni goukaku dekimashita.
Thanks to my teacher, I passed the JLPT N3.
Example #4

kusuri o nonda okage de, sukkari genki ni narimashita.
I healed up thanks to taking my medicine.
Example #5

nihongo o naratta okage de, ii shigoto o mitsukeru koto ga dekimashita.
I was able to find a good job because I learned Japanese.
Example #6

tomodachi no okage de, watashi wa ima no kanojo to deau koto ga dekimashita.
Thanks to my friend, I was able to meet my current girlfriend.
Example #7

totemo ii isha ni mite moratta okage de byouki ga naorimashita.
Thanks to being looked at by a very good doctor, my illness was healed.
Example #8

kyou, minasan no okage de watashi no yume o jitsugen shimashita.
Today, thanks to you all my dream became a reality.

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