Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (koto ni)

How to use

Verb (casual)ことに
い-adjective
な-adjective + な

Learn Japanese grammar: (koto ni). Meaning: to my…; ~ly.

JLPT grammar ことに (koto ni)  - Learn Japanese

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

うれしいことに、あしたたいいんできるんです。
ureshii koto ni, ashita taiin dekirun desu.
I'm happy that tomorrow I will be able to leave the hospital.
Example #2

ざんねんなことに、どりょくしてがんばりましたが、しっぱいしました。
zannen na koto ni, doryoku shite ganbarimashita ga, shippai shimashita.
I tried my best effort but unfortunately I failed.
Example #3

さいわいなことに、やっとじぶんのすきなひととけっこんできました。
saiwai na koto ni, yatto jibun no suki na hito to kekkon dekimashita.
Fortunately, I finally married the person i love.
Example #4

ふこうなことにゆうじんのははがなくなったのです。
fukouna koto ni yuujin no haha oya ga naku natta no desu.
Sadly my good friend's mother passed away.
Example #5

うれしいことに4がつから、きゅうりょうが1わりほどあがる。
ureshii koto ni 4 gatsu kara, kyuuryou ga 1 wari hodo agaru.
I'm happy that my salary will increase by 10% from April.
Example #6

ざんねんなことに、ポケットのあなからぜんぶのおつりをおとしてしまいました。
zannen na koto ni, poketto no ana kara zenbu no otsuri o otoshite shimaimashita.
Unfortunately, I've lost all of my change from a hole in my pocket.
Example #7

かなしいことに、かれのゆめはじつげんしませんでした。
kanashii koto ni, kare no yume wa jitsugen shimasen deshita.
To my sadness, his dream did not come true.

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