Learn JLPT N2 Grammar (toshitemo)

How to use

Verb (casual form)としても
Noun + だ
な-adjective + だ
い-adjective

Learn Japanese grammar: (toshitemo). Meaning: assuming; even if.

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Example #1

こんかいのしけんでふごうかくになったとしても、あきらめずにじかいもじゅけんするつもりです。
konkai no shiken de fugoukaku ni natta toshitemo, akiramezu ni jikai mo juken suru tsumori desu.
Even if I were to fail the exam this time, I plan to not give up and take the exam again.
Example #2

たとえかえるとしても、そんないえはかわないだろう。
tatoe kaeru toshitemo, sonna ie wa kawanai darou.
I wouldn't buy such a house even if I could.
Example #3

がっこうをそつぎょうご、くににかえったとしても、にほんごのべんきょうはつづけるつもりです。
gakkou o sotsugyou go, kuni ni kaetta toshite mo, nihongo no benkyou wa tsuzukeru tsumori desu.
After I graduate school, even if I head to my home country, I plan to continue studying Japanese.
Example #4

わたしはおかねもちになったとしても、いまとかわらないせいかつをするでしょう。
watashi wa okanemochi ni natta toshitemo, ima to kawaranai seikatsu o suru deshou.
Even if I were to become rich, I doubt my life would change much from what it is like now.
Example #5

かれをせっとくしようとしてもむだだ。
kare o settoku shiyou toshitemo muda da.
It's pointless to try to persuade him.
Example #6

ジョギングにいくときめていたひに、たとえあめがふったとしても、けっこうするのだ。
jogingu ni iku to kimeteita hi ni, tatoe ame ga futta toshitemo, kekkou suru no da.
On the day you decided to go jogging, even if it's raining, make sure you do it.
Example #7

たとえしっぱいしたとしても、またチャレンジすればいい。
tatoe shippai shita toshitemo, mata charenji sureba ii.
Even if you fail, just continue to challenge yourself.

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