JLPT N1 Grammar (towa utte kawatte / to wa utte kawari)


unlike; totally different; very different from ~

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Learn Japanese grammar: 【とはうってかわって / とはうってかわり】(towa utte kawatte / to wa utte kawari). Meaning: unlike; totally different; very different from ~.

By connecting to a noun that represents a certain point in the past or a state in the past, it means that the situation / state of a person or thing has completely changed and is completely different from before.

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Example #1

mukashi towa utte kawari, ima no boku no mura wa ookii na ie ga takusan arimasu.
Unlike the old days, my village now has a lot of big houses.
Example #2

chichi wa wakai toki towa utte kawatte, totemo yasashiku natta.
Unlike when my father was young, now he is very kind.
Example #3

iki towa utte kawari, kaeri wa shinkansen de kaiteki da.
We went back by shinkansen, which was completely different and very comfortable.
Example #4

kyou no kabuka wa, kinou towa utte kawatte joushou keikou ni aru.
Today's stock price is on the rise, unlike yesterday.
Example #5

shiken mae no yuujin wa, itsumo towa utte kawatte majime ni jugyou o kiite iru.
My good friend was seriously paying attention in class before the exam, which is completely different from usual.
Example #6

hisashiburini yuujin to attara, kanojo wa izen towa utte kawatte osharena kakkou o shite ita
When I met my friend for the first time in a long time, she looked completely different and more fashionable than before.
Example #7

ano sakkaa senshu wa, kyonen towa utte kawatte ii seiseki o nokoshite iru.
That soccer player has a good record now, which is completely different from last year.

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