JLPT N2 Grammar (douse)

Meaning

anyhow; in any case; at any rate; after all; no matter what

How to use

どうせphrase
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Learn Japanese grammar: (douse). Meaning: anyhow; in any case; at any rate; after all; no matter what.


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Example #1

どうせやるならじょうずにやれ。
douse yaru nara jouzu ni yare.
If you're going to do it no matter what, do it well!
Example #2

どうせいくんでしょ。
douse iku n desho.
I daresay you are going to go no matter what.
Example #3

どうせさんかしないのなら、はやめにつたえたほうがいい。
douse sanka shinai no nara, hayame ni tsutaeta houga ii.
If you're not going to participate after all, it's best to say so as quick as possible.
Example #4

どうせ、しあいのまえにまだいっしゅうかんがあるのでもっとれんしゅうしょう。
douse, shiai no mae ni mada isshukan ga aru node motto renshuu shiyou.
Anyway, we still have a week to go before the game so let's practice some more.
Example #5

いまからいってもどうせちこくだから、いかないことにする。
ima kara itte mo douse chikoku dakara, ikanai koto ni suru.
Even if I go now I will be late anyway, so I decided not to go.
Example #6

どうせゆうびんきょくにいくのなら、きってをかってくださいませんか?
douse yuubinkyoku ni iku no nara, kitte o katte kudasai masen ka?
If you're going to go to the post office anyway, could you please buy me some stamps?
Example #7

どうせよごすのだから、こどもにこうかなふくをきせるはひつようないだろう。
douse yogosu no dakara, kodomo ni kouka na fuku o kiseru wa hitsuyou nai darou.
They're just going to end up dirty anyway, so there's no need to have your kids wear expensive clothing.
Example #8

てんきんでほっかいどうにいくことになった。どうせいくなら、ほっかいどうの生活せいかつをおもいきりたのしもうとおもった。
tenkin de hokkaidou ni iku koto ni natta. douse iku nara, hokkaidou no seikatsu o omoikiri tanoshinmou to omotta.
I've been transferred to Hokkaido for work. Anyhow, since I'll be going I want to experience life in Hokkaido to the fullest.

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