JLPT N2 Grammar (toshite~nai)

Meaning

not at all; there is not even one

How to use

1 + counter + として + ...Verb (ない form)

Learn Japanese grammar: (toshite~nai). Meaning: not at all; there is not even one.


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Example #1

ぼくはいちにちとしてがっこうをやすんだことがない。
boku wa ichinichi toshite gakkou o yasunda koto ga nai.
I have never missed school for even a single day.
Example #2

かのじょはいちどとしてしゅくだいをわすれたことがない。
kanojo wa ichido toshite shukudai o wasureta koto ga nai.
She has never once forgotten her homework.
Example #3

かれのていあんにだれひとりとしてはんたいできませんでした。
kare no teian ni dare hitori toshite hantai dekimasen deshita.
Not a single person could oppose his proposal.
Example #4

つなみによりいえがながされてしまい、なんひとつとしてのこっていない。
tsunami ni yori ie ga nagasarete shimai, nan hitotsu toshite nokotte inai.
The house was washed away by the tsunami, and nothing remains.
Example #5

このにんぎょうはすべててづくりなので、ひとつとしておなじものがありません。
kono ningyou wa subete tedzukuri na node, hitotsu toshite onaji mono ga arimasen.
All of these dolls are handmade, so no one is the same as another.
Example #6

わたしがしごとをやめることはどうりょうのだれひとりとしてしらなかった。
watashi ga shigoto o yameru koto wa douryou no dare hitori toshite shiranakatta.
Not a single one of my colleagues knew I would quit my job.
Example #7

きょうのあいてはつよいので、いっしゅんとしてゆだんしてはいけない。
kyou no aite wa tsuyoi node, isshun toshite yudan shite wa ikenai.
Today's opponent is strong, so don't let your guard down even for a moment.
Example #8

りょこうちゅうにカメラをぬすまれて、いちまいとしてしゃしんがのこってない。
ryokouchuu ni kamera o nusumarete, ichimai toshite shashin ga nokottenai.
My camera was stolen while I was traveling, so not a single photo remains.

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