Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (koso)

Meaning

for sure (emphasize preceding word); precisely; definitely

How to use

Nounこそ

Learn Japanese grammar: (koso). Meaning: for sure (emphasize preceding word); precisely; definitely.

こそ serves as a particle that emphasizes a word / phrase.

JLPT grammar こそ (koso)  - Learn Japanese

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

こんどこそしあいにかちたいです。
kondo koso shiai ni kachitai desu.
This time for sure I want to win this match!
Example #2

これこそわたしがずっとさがしていたものです。
kore koso watashi ga zutto sagashiteita mono desu.
I've been searching forever for "this"!
Example #3

ことしこそJLPTにうかりたい。
kotoshi koso JLPT ni ukaritai.
"This year" I want to pass the JLPT (finally).
Example #4

ゆっくりしたほうほうこそあんぜんなほうほうだ。
yukkuri shita houhou koso anzen na houhou da.
The slow way is the safe way.
Example #5

けんこうこそが、わたしのいちばんのざいさんだ。
kenkou koso ga, watashi no ichiban no zaisan da.
My health is my greatest asset.
Example #6

あいじょうがあるからこそしかるんです。
aijou ga aru kara koso shikarundesu.
I scold you because I love you.
Example #7

ぎんこうはあなたのようなかたにこそ、おかねをおかししたいんです。
ginkou wa anata no you na kata ni koso, okane o okashi shitain desu.
The bank wants to lend money to people just like you.

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