JLPT N3 Grammar (tatoe~temo)

How to use

たとえVerb (て form) + も
Noun + でも
な-adjective + でも
い-adjective + くても
tatoe~temo たとえ~ても jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (tatoe~temo). Meaning: even if… is the case.

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Example #1

tatoe kare wa isogashikutemo kuru yo.
Even if he is busy, he will come.
Example #2

tatoe ashita ame ga futtemo watashi wa dekakeru tsumori desu.
Even if it rains, I plan to go out tomorrow.
Example #3

tatoe kimi ga nani o ittemo watashi no kimochi wa kawaranai.
No matter what you say, my feelings won't change.
Example #4

watashi wa oya ni tatoe hantai sare temo ryuugaku shitai desu.
Even if my parents are against it, I want to study abroad.
Example #5

tatoe genki janakute mo, kazoku e no tegami ni wa genki da to kakimasu.
Even if I’m not well, I will write that I’m well in a letter to my family.
Example #6

tatoe ryoushin ni hantai sarete mo, kare to kekkon shimasu.
I will marry him, even if my parents are opposed to it.
Example #7

tatoe kyuuryou ga takakute mo anna shigoto wa shitakunai.
Even if the salary were high, I wouldn't want to do that kind of job.
Example #8

tatoe shigoto ga tsumaranakute mo amari monku o iwanai hou ga ii.
Even if your job is boring, you shouldn’t complain about it too much.

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