Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (donna ni~temo)

How to use

どんなにVerb (ても form)
い-adjective + くても
な-adjective + でも
Noun + でも

Learn Japanese grammar: (donna ni~temo). Meaning: no matter how (much).

This is used by combining どんなに (donna ni) and ても・でも (temo/demo) form. See more about .

JLPT grammar どんなに~ても (donna ni~temo)  - Learn Japanese

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Example #1

どんなにあつくてもねるときはクーラーをけしてねる。
donnani atsukutemo neru toki wa kuuraa wo keshite neru.
No matter how hot it is, I always turn off the air-conditioner when I go to bed.
Example #2

あのひとのなまえはどんなにきいてもおぼえられない。
ano hito no namae wa donnani kiitemo oboerarenai.
I can't remember that person's name no matter how many times I hear it..
Example #3

どんなにがんばっても、50てんしかとれなかった。
donna ni ganbatte mo, gojuu ten shika torenakatta.
No matter how hard I tried, I never got more than 50 points.
Example #4

ギターをならいはじめたがどんなにれんしゅうしてもぜんぜんうまくならない。
gitaa wo narai hajimeta ga donnani renshuu shitemo zenzen umaku naranai.
I’ve started taking guitar lessons but I’m not getting any better no matter how much I practice.
Example #5

ランナーはどんなにくるしくてもあきらめませんでした。
rannaa wa donnani kurushikutemo akirame masendeshita.
The runners didn't give up no matter how painful things got.
Example #6

かのじょのいっていることはどんなにかんがえてもおかしい。
kanojo no itteiru koto wa donnani kangaetemo okashii.
No matter how hard I think about what she's saying, it's still a bit strange.
Example #7

じぶんのしごとがどんなにつらくても、いちにちなら、だれでもできる。
jibun no shigoto ga donna ni tsurakute mo, ichinichi nara, dare demo dekiru.
No matter how difficult one's job may be, anyone can get through one day.

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