JLPT N2 Grammar (bakari da)

Meaning

continue to (go in negative direction)

How to use

Verb (dictionary)ばかりだ
ばかりです
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Learn Japanese grammar: (bakari da). Meaning: continue to (go in negative direction).

This is based off of the N4 Grammar lesson: .


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Example #1

あのふたりのかんけいはわるくなるばかりだ。
ano futari no kankei wa waruku naru bakari da.
Their relationship just keeps getting worse.
Example #2

ぶっかはあがるばかりだ。
bukka wa agaru bakari da.
Prices just keep going up and up.
Example #3

このきずがふかくなるばかりだ。
kono kizu ga fukaku naru bakari da.
This wound keeps getting worse and worse.
Example #4

にほんのじんこうがへるばかりです。
nihon no jinkou ga heru bakari desu.
Japan's population keeps continuing to decrease.
Example #5

くすりをのんでいるのに、しょうじょうはわるくなるばかりだ。
kusuri o nondeiru no ni, shoujou wa waruku naru bakari da.
Even though I am taking medicine, my symptoms keep getting worse.
Example #6

そぼがたおれてから、からだのちょうしがわるくなるばかりだった。
sobo ga taorete kara, karada no choushi ga waruku naru bakari datta.
Since my grandmother fell, her health has been getting worse and worse.
Example #7

うんどうをしていないので、たいりょくはおちるばかりだ 。
undou o shiteinai node, tairyoku wa ochiru bakari da.
I'm not working out and so my stamina keeps getting worse.
Example #8

こどもがせいちょうすると、きょういくひがふえるばかりだ。
kodomo ga seichou suru to, kyouikuhi ga fueru bakari da.
As children grow older, their education costs just keep going up.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
物価ぶっかprices (in general)
祖母そぼgrandmother
からだbody
調子ちょうしhealth
悪いわるいbad
きずきず
深いふかいdeep
人口じんこうpopulation
減るへるdecrease

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