JLPT N1 Grammar (ba koso)

How to use

Verb (ば conditional)こそ
Noun + であれば
な-adjective + であれば
い-adjective + ければ
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Learn Japanese grammar: (ba koso). Meaning: only because ~.

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Example #1

ゆうしょうできたのは、チームぜんいんのきょうりょくあればこそだ。
yuushou dekita nowa chiimu zenin no kyouryoku areba koso da.
We could only win because of our teamwork.
Example #2

かぞくをあいすればこそ、じぶんがぎせいになることなどはおそれない。
kazoku o aisureba koso, jibun ga gisei ni naru koto nado wa osorenai.
Because I love my family, I’m not afraid to sacrifice myself.
Example #3

こどものためをおもえばこそ、ひようはこどもじしんによういさせたのです。
kodomo no tame o omoeba koso, hiyou wa kodomo jishin ni youi saseta no desu.
I made my children pay for their own expenses because I think it’s good for them.
Example #4

じぶんのどりょくをみとめてくれる人がいればこそ、やるきもでてくるというものだ。
jibun no doryoku o mitomete kureru hito ga ireba koso, yaruki mo detekuru toiu mono da.
Only if there are people who acknowledge their efforts will they be motivated.
Example #5

いそがしければこそ、じかんのつかいかたがじょうずになってくるものだ。
isogashikereba koso, jikan no tsukaikata ga jouzu ni natte kuru mono da.
The more busy you are, the better you will be at using your time.
Example #6

よなかにひとりであるいてかえれるのも、このまちがあんぜんであればこそだ。
yonaka ni hitori de aruite kaereru no mo, kono machi ga anzen deareba koso da.
You can walk home alone in the middle of the night only if the city is safe.
Example #7

むすめのしょうらいをおもえばこそ、かれとのけっこんにはさんせいできない。
musume no shourai o omoeba koso, kare to no kekkon ni wa sansei dekinai.
I can't agree to marry him because of my daughter's future.

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