JLPT N1 Grammar (ni shite)

Meaning

at / on / under certain conditions (time, position, age, number of times)

How to use

Nounにして
ni shite にして jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni shite). Meaning: at / on / under certain conditions (time, position, age, number of times).

This is an expression used to emphasize one’s surprise when reaching a certain stage / conditions.

It is often used together with 「にして~やっと」、「にして~ようやく」、「にして~初めて」。

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Example #1

3かいめいにして、やっとN1にごうかくすることができた。
3 kai me ni shite, yatto N1 ni goukaku suru koto ga dekimashita.
I finally passed the JLPT N1 on my 3rd try!
Example #2

たなかさんは18さいにして、しゃちょうになった。
tanaka san wa 18 sai ni shite, shachou ni natta.
Mr. Tanaka became a company president when he was only 18.
Example #3

たのんでいたしごとをかれはいちにちにしてすべておわらせてしまった。
tanondeita shigoto o kare wa ichinichi ni shite subete owarasete shimatta.
He finished all of the requested work in just one day.
Example #4

かのじょは、45さいにしてまごがうまれたらしいよ!
kanojo wa, 45 sai ni shite mago ga umareta rashii yo!
I heard that she had a grandchild at just 45!
Example #5

てんさいのかれにしてまちがえるのだから、できないのはとうぜんである。
tensai no kare ni shite machigaeru no dakara, dekinai no wa touzen de aru.
If that genius couldn't solve it then it's only natural that you couldn't either.
Example #6

あのときぶちょうがいっていたことばのいみが、いまにしてはじめてりかいできました。
ano toki buchou ga itteita kotoba no imi ga, ima ni shite hajimete rikai ga dekimashita.
I now understand the meaning of the words my manager said that time.
Example #7

だれもがしるだいきぎょうにしてとうさんするじだいだから、せいしゃいんだからといってあんしんできない。
daremo ga shiru daikigyou ni shite tousan suru jidai dakara, seishain dakara to itte anshin dekinai.
In this age where well known big corporations are going bankrupt, just being a permanent employee alone isn't enough to feel safe.

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