JLPT N1 Grammar (dou nimo~nai)

Meaning

not … by any means; no matter how hard one tries, cannot ~

How to use

どうにもVerb (ない form)
Noun + がない
dou nimo~nai どうにも~ない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (dou nimo~nai). Meaning: not … by any means; no matter how hard one tries, cannot ~.

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Example #1

こんなむしあついてんきは、どうにもがまんできない。
konna mushiatsui tenki wa, dou nimo gaman dekinai.
I can't stand this humid weather.
Example #2

わたしはこのばしょではどうにもべんきょうにしゅうちゅうできない。
watashi wa kono basho de wa dou nimo benkyou ni shuuchuu dekinai
I cannot concentrate on my studies at all in this place.
Example #3

かのじょがなくなったことをどうにもしんじられない。
kanojo ga nakunatta koto o dou nimo shinjirarenai.
I just can't believe that she passed away.
Example #4

かれのたいだなせいかくは、どうにもなおしようがない。
kare no taida na seikaku wa, dou nimo naoshiyou ga nai.
Nothing can be done to fix his lazy personality.
Example #5

そのけいたいでんわはどうにもなおしようがないほどにこわれてしまった。
sono keitai denwa wa dou nimo naoshiyou ga nai hodo ni kowarete shimatta.
The cell phone broke to the point that it couldn't be fixed.
Example #6

かれはどうにもみのおきばがないようなようすだ。
kare wa dou nimo mi no okiba ga nai you na yousu da.
He seems to have no place for himself.
Example #7

ちょうしゅうはコンサートがはじまるのをどうにもまちきれなかった。
choushuu wa konsaato ga hajimaru no o dou nimo machi kirenakatta.
The audience couldn't wait for the concert to begin.

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