JLPT N1 Grammar (nimo hodo ga aru)

Meaning

there is a limit to what is acceptable; to go too far

How to use

Verb (dictionary)にも程がある
にもほどがある
Noun
な-adjective
い-adjective
nimo hodo ga aru にもほどがある jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にもほどがある】(nimo hodo ga aru). Meaning: there is a limit to what is acceptable; to go too far.

Both the kanji and hiragana versions are commonly used.

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Example #1

じょうだんにもほどがある。
joudan nimo hodo ga aru.
Your joke has gone too far.
Example #2

こんかいのテストはむずかしいにもほどがあるレベルだった。
konkai no tesuto wa muzukashii nimo hodo ga aru reberu datta.
This test was was beyond difficult.
Example #3

かれのたいどはしつれいにもほどがある。
kare no taido wa shitsurei nimo hodo ga aru.
His rude attitude is beyond acceptable.
Example #4

きみのへやがきたないにもほどがある!はやくそうじしなさいよ。
kimi no heya ga kitanai nimo hodo ga aru! hayaku souji shinasai yo.
Your room is beyond dirty! Clean it up quickly!
Example #5

なさけないにもほどがあるぞ。
nasakenai nimo hodo ga aru zo.
There’s a limit to how pathetic you can get.
Example #6

とちゅうでしごとをなげだすなんて、むせきにんにもほどがある。
tochuu de shigoto o nagedasu nante, musekinin nimo hodo ga aru.
You can’t just give up on a job halfway through. There’s a limit to how irresponsible you can be.
Example #7

りょうしんがくろうしておくってくれたおかねをあそびにつかうなんて、おやふこうにもほどがある。
ryoushin ga kurou shite okutte kureta okane o asobi ni tsukau nante, oyafukou nimo hodo ga aru.
To use the hard earned money sent by your parents to go out and play is beyond unfaithful.

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