JLPT N1 Grammar (to naru to / to nareba)

Meaning

when it comes to; in such a case; if that happens

How to use

Verb (casual)と(も)なると
と(も)なれば
となったら
Noun
な-adjective
い-adjective
to naru to となると jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (to naru to / to nareba / to nattara). Meaning: when it comes to; in such a case; if that happens.

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Example #1

いざしゅっぱつとなると、ふあんになってきた。
iza shuppatsu to naru to, fuan ni natte kita.
When it came time to leave, I became anxious.
Example #2

かれはとてもいいひとですがけっこんとなると、ちょっとたよりないきがする。
kare wa totemo ii hito desuga kekkon to naru to, chotto tayorinai ki ga suru.
He is a very nice person, but when it comes to marriage, he feels a little unreliable.
Example #3

あのようないちりゅうレストランともなると、だんせいはネクタイがひつようです。
ano you na ichi ryuu resutoran to mo naru to, dansei wa nekutai ga hitsuyou desu.
When it comes to such a top-notch restaurant, men need to wear a tie.
Example #4

ぎんこうでおかねをかりるとなれば、てつづきがたいへんです。
ginkou de okane o kariru to nareba, tetsudzuki ga taihen desu.
When it comes to borrowing money at a bank, the procedure is difficult.
Example #5

ことし、JLPT N1をうけるとなると、いまの2ばいはべんきょうしなければならないだろう。
kotoshi, JLPT N1 o ukeru to naru to, ima no 2 bai wa benkyou shinakereba naranai darou.
If you will take JLPT N1 this year, you will have to study twice as much as you do now.
Example #6

これいじょう、しょうひぜいりつがあがるとなると、こくみんのせいかつはますますきびしくなるだろう。
kore ijou, shouhizei ritsu ga agaru to naru to, kokumin no seikatsu wa masumasu kibishiku naru darou.
If the consumption tax rate rises any further, people's lives will become more difficult.
Example #7

しょうらい、もらえるねんきんがへるとなると、いまのうちにしっかりとちょきんしておかなければならないだろう。
shourai, moraeru nenkin ga heru to naru to, ima no uchi ni shikkari to chokin shite okanakereba naranai darou.
If the pension you get will decrease in the future, you will have to save as best you can now.
Example #8

こくさいけっこんとなれば、ふたりだけのもんだいじゃないので、りょうしんのりかいもえるひつようがある。
kokusai kekkon to nareba, futari dake no mondai janai node, ryoushin no rikai mo eru hitsuyou ga aru.
When it comes to international marriage, it's not just a matter of two people, so it is necessary to get the understanding of both parents.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
不安ふあんworry; nervous
頼りないたよりないnot dependable
一流いちりゅうfirst class
お金を借りるおかねをかりるto borrow money

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