JLPT N1 Grammar (ba sore made da / tara sore made da)

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Verb (conditional) ば / たらそれまでだ
ba sore made da ばそれまでだ jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (ba sore made da / tara sore made da). Meaning: if… then it’s over.

This is used when you want to say that everything is wasted if you do ~.

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Example #1

いくらおかねをためでも、しんでしまえばそれまでだ。
ikura okane o tame demo, shinde shimaeba sore made da.
Even if you make a lot of money, it's pointless if you die.
Example #2

どんなにたいへんでもあきらめたらそれまでだ。
donnani taihen demo akirametara sore made da.
No matter how hard it may be, once you give up, it's all over.
Example #3

いくらさんこうしょをかっても、つかわなければそれまでだ。
ikura sankousho o katte mo, tsukawanakereba sore made da.
No matter how many reference books you buy, if you don't use them they are meaningless.
Example #4

いっしょうけんめいべんきょうしても、しけんのひにかぜをひいたらそれまでだ。
isshoukenmei benkyou shite mo, shiken no hi ni kaze o hiitara sore made da.
Even if you study hard, if you catch a cold on the day of the exam, then it's over.
Example #5

ハードディスクにしゃしんをほぞんしておいても、ハードディスクがこわれてしまえばそれまでだ。
haadodisuku ni shashin o hozon shite oite mo, haadodisuku ga kowarete shimaeba sore made da.
Even if you save your photos on a hard disk, they will all be gone if the hard disc breaks.
Example #6

しごともだいじだが、なによりもけんこうがだいいちだ。びょうきになってしまったらそれまでだ。
shigoto mo daiji da ga, nani yori mo kenkou ga daiichi da. byouki ni natte shimattara sore made da.
Work is important, but health is the number one priority. Once you get sick, it's over.
Example #7

どんなにうつくしいはなでも、ちってしまえばそれまでだ。
donna ni utsukushii hana demo, chitte shimaeba sore made da.
No matter how beautiful a flower may be, when they start to scatter it’s over.

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