Learn JLPT N1 Grammar (koso sure)


only the first point is true, the second point cannot be true

How to use

Nounこそすれ + Point 2
Verb ます (stem form)

Learn Japanese grammar: (koso sure). Meaning: only the first point is true, the second point cannot be true

This can be used similarly to .

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Example #1

kachi koso sure kesshite makemasen.
I may win, but I shall never lose.
Example #2

shiraga wa futsuu fue koso sure, heru koto wa nai.
Gray hair never decreases, it only increases.
Example #3

kimi no yatta koto wa, homerare koso sure, hinan sareru mono dewa nai.
What you've done is praiseworthy and (absolutely) should not be criticized.
Example #4

anata ni wa kansha koso sure, urande nado imasen.
I appreciate everything you've done and have no ill feelings.
Example #5

kimi no koto o home koso sure kesshite waruku itta oboe wa nai.
I may have spoken well of you, but I never spoke ill of you.
Example #6

ano shouhin no kagaku ga agari koso sure, sagaru koto wa kesshite nai.
The price of that product will only go up.

Vocabulary List

褒めるほめるto praise
白髪しらがgray hair
普通ふつうnormal; normally
増えるふえるto increase
減るへるto decrease
感謝かんしゃto appreciate; be thankful
恨むうらむto resent

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