JLPT N1 Grammar (ni todomarazu)

Meaning

not limited to; not only… but also ~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)にとどまらず(~も)
Noun +(である)
な-adjective + である
い-adjective + だけ

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni todomarazu). Meaning: not limited to; not only… but also ~.

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Example #1

ははのケーキつくりはたんなるしゅみにとどまらず、じぶんのみせをひらくまでになった。
haha no keeki tsukuri wa tan naru shumi ni todomarazu, jibun no mise o hiraku made ni natta.
Making cakes for my mother was more than just a hobby, I even opened my own shop.
Example #2

アニメやまんがはにほんにとどまらず、かいがいでもおおくのファンをふやしている。
anime ya manga wa nihon ni todomarazu, kaigai demo ooku no fan o fuyashite iru.
Anime and manga are gaining a lot of fans not only in Japan but also overseas.
Example #3

このしょうせつは、じょせいにとどまらず、わかいだんせいにもにんきそうだ。
kono shousetsu wa, josei ni todomarazu, wakai dansei ni mo ninki sou da.
This novel seems to be popular not only with women but also with young men.
Example #4

かれはそのレストランで、もんくをいうにとどまらず、テーブルをひっくりかえしてしまった。
kare wa sono resutoran de, monku o iu ni todomarazu, teeburu o hikkuri kaeshite shimatta.
He not only complained to the restaurant, he flipped the table over.
Example #5

かのじょのけんきゅうはかがくにとどまらず、いりょうぶんやにもひろがっている。
kanojo no kenkyuu wa kagaku ni todomarazu, iryou bunya ni mo hirogatte iru.
Her research is not limited to science and extends to the medical field as well.
Example #6

さいきんは、しゅうまつにとどまらず、へいじつもバーベーキューをするひとがふえているそうだ。
saikin wa, shuumatsu ni todomarazu, heijitsu mo baabeekyuu o suru hito ga fuete iru sou da.
Recently, it seems that more and more people are barbecuing not only on weekends but also on weekdays.
Example #7

かぶのぼうらくはそのとしだけにとどまらずとしがあけてもつづいた。
kabu no bouraku wa sono toshi dake ni todomarazu toshi ga aketemo tsudzuita.
The stock market crash continued not only in that year but also into the new year.
Example #8

えんだかのえいきょうは、ゆにゅうぎょうしゃにとどまらず、いっぱんかていにもおよんでいる。
endaka no eikyou wa, yunyuu gyousha ni todomarazu, ippan katei ni mo oyonde iru.
The impact of the strong yen is not limited to importers, but extends to ordinary households as well.

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