JLPT N1 Grammar (tameshi ga nai)


is never the case; has never happened; I have never seen or heard of ~

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Verb (た form)ためしがない
tameshi ga nai ためしがない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (tameshi ga nai). Meaning: is never the case; has never happened; I have never seen or heard of ~.

Expresses the speaker’s dissatisfaction or surprise.

Usually uses hiragana form, but other forms include: 「試しがない」、「試しが無い」.

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Example #1

sonna koto wa ima made ni kiita tameshi ga nai.
I've never heard of such a thing.
Example #2

kanojo wa yakusoku no jikan o mamotta tameshi ga nai.
She has never kept her promised time.
Example #3

takarakuji o takusan katte kita ga, ima made atatta tameshi ga nai.
I bought a lot of lottery tickets, but I have never won.
Example #4

kare wa kono kaisha de 10 nenkan hataraita kedo, kyuuka o totta tameshi ga nai.
He worked for this company for 10 years and has never taken a vacation.
Example #5

kare to wa yoku shokuji o suru ga, ogotte kureta tameshi ga nai.
I often go out to eat with him, but he has never paid for me.
Example #6

maitsuki, kifu o moratte iru ga, kifu no hito ni atta tameshi ga nai.
I get donations every month, but I have never met a donor.
Example #7

ima made ikutsu mo no daietto o shite kita ga, seikou shita tameshi ga nai.
I've been on a number of diets, but I've never succeeded.

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