JLPT N3 Grammar (to iu yori)

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Verb (casual)というより(も/は)
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Learn Japanese grammar: (to iu yori). Meaning: rather than ~.

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Example #1

kare wa kakkoii to iu yori kawaii.
He is more cute than cool.
Example #2

kare wa gakusha to iu yori kyoushi da.
He is more a teacher than a scholar.
Example #3

watashi no shigoto wa, shigoto toiu yori shumi ni chikai.
My job is more of a hobby than a job.
Example #4

uchi no ko wa kore ga dekinai toiu yori yaruki ga nai to omou.
It's not that my child can't do this, but rather they just don't have the motivation to do it.
Example #5

kyou wa suzushii to iu yori samui kurai datta.
Rather than cool, today was more on the cold side.
Example #6

ima wa raamen toiu yori udon ga tabetai kibun desu.
Now I'm more in the mood for udon than for ramen.
Example #7

kare wa kareshi to iu yori, otto da.
He is more a husband than a boyfriend.
Example #8

watashi wa anata ga yurusenai to iu yori wa, jibun ga yurusenai.
It's not that I can't forgive you, but rather I cannot forgive myself.
Example #9

kissaten de koohii ga nomitai toiu yori, tsukareta kara, dokoka ni suwaritai dake da.
Rather than wanting to drink coffee at a cafe, I am tired and just want to sit down somewhere.

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