JLPT N1 Grammar (koto mo atte)

Meaning

partly because; also because of; plus the reason for ~

How to use

Verb (casual)こともあって
Noun + という
な-adjective
い-adjective

Learn Japanese grammar: (koto mo atte). Meaning: partly because; also because of; plus the reason for ~.

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Example #1

きょうはてんきがいいこともあって、こうえんにたくさんひとがきている。
kyou wa tenki ga ii koto mo atte, kouen ni takusan hito ga kite iru.
Many people are coming to the park today, partly because of the good weather.
Example #2

ちょうどじゅけんまえということもあって、むすこはピリピリしている。
choudo juken mae toiu koto mo atte, musuko wa piripiri shite iru.
Partly because the exam is coming up, my son is very nervous.
Example #3

きのうははじめてかいぎのしかいということもあって、とてもきんちょうした。
kinou wa hajimete kaigi no shikai toiu koto mo atte, totemo kinchou shita.
I was very nervous yesterday, partly because I was the host of the meeting for the first time.
Example #4

かのじょはえいごができることもあって、がいこくじんのともだちもおおい。
kanojo wa eigo ga dekiru koto mo atte, gaikoku hito no tomodachi mo ooi.
She can speak English among other things and has many foreign friends.
Example #5

きゃくほんがあまりよくなかったこともあって、このドラマのしちょうりつはひくかった。
kyakuhon ga amari yokunakatta koto mo atte, kono dorama no shicouritsu wa hikukatta.
The audience rating of this drama was low, partly because the script was not very good.
Example #6

ははがびょうきになったこともあって, ことしはがいこくへいかないことにした。
haha ga byouki ni natta koto mo atte, kotoshi wa gaikoku e ikanai koto ni shita.
I decided not to go abroad this year, partly because my mother got sick.
Example #7

せんぱいとはとしがちかいこともあってよいかんけいをきずけている。
senpai to wa toshi ga chikai koto mo atte yoi kankei o kidzukete iru.
I have a good relationship with my seniors because we are similar in age, among other things.

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