JLPT N1 Grammar (zu tomo)

Meaning

even without doing; even without being​ ~

How to use

Verb (ない root) ないずとも
Exception : しない -> せず
zu tomo ずとも jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (zu tomo). Meaning: even without doing; even without being​ ~.

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Example #1

べんきょうせずともだれでもまんてんをとれるくらいかんたんだった。
benkyou sezu tomo dare demo manten o toreru kurai kantan datta.
It was so easy that anyone could get a perfect score even without studying.
Example #2

げんきんをつかわずとも、クレジットカードでけっさいできる。
genkin o tsukawazu tomo, kurejitto kaado de kessai dekiru.
You can pay with a credit card without using cash.
Example #3

むりしてかわろうとせずとも、わたしはおいまのあなたがすきです。
muri shite kawarou to sezu tomo, watashi wa ima no anata ga suki desu.
You don't have to force yourself to change, I like you the way you are.
Example #4

しゅっきんせずとも、このしごとはいえにパソコンがあればもんだいないです。
shukkin sezu tomo, kono shigoto wa ie ni pasokon ga areba mondai nai desu.
Even if you don't go to work, this job can be done from home with a computer.
Example #5

かれがあなたのことをすきだということは、いわずともわかる。
kare ga anata no koto o suki da toiu koto wa, iwazu tomo wakaru.
Even without him saying so, it is obvious that he is in love with you.
Example #6

いまのじだいはきせいせずともビデオつうわでりょうしんのかおがみれるようになった。
ima no jidai wa kisei sezu tomo bideo tsuuwa de ryoushin no kao ga mireru you ni natta.
Nowadays, you can see your parents' faces by video call without going home.
Example #7

とくべつきょかがあるため、にゅうこくのさいに、かくりされずともだいじょうぶです。
tokubetsu kyoka ga aru tame, nyuukoku no sai ni, kakuri sarezu tomo daijoubu desu.
Because there is a special permission, when you enter the country you can do so without being quarantined.

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