Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (ba~hodo)

How to use

Verb (ば conditional)same Verb + ほど
い-adjective (ば conditional)same い-adjective + ほど
な-adjective + ならsame な-adjective + なほど

Learn Japanese grammar: (ba~hodo). Meaning: the more… the more.

JLPT grammar ば~ほど (ba~hodo)  - Learn Japanese

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

ビートルズのおんがくはきけばきくほどすきになります。
BiItoruzu no ongaku wa kikeba kiku hodo suki ni narimasu.
The more I listen to The Beetles, the more I end up liking their music.
Example #2

かんがえればかんがえるほど、わからなくなる。
kangaereba kangaeru hodo wakaranaku naru.
The more I think about it, the less I understand.
Example #3

スーパーはいえからちかければちかいほどべんりです。
suupaa wa ie kara chikakereba chikai hodo benri desu.
The closer the supermarket is to home, the more convenient it is.
Example #4

にほんごははなせばはなすほどじょうずになります。
nihongo wa hanaseba hanasu hodo jouzu ni narimasu.
The more Japanese you speak, the more you will improve.
Example #5

パソコンはそうさがかんたんならかんたんなほどいいです。
Pasokon wa sousa ga kantan nara kantan na hodo ii desu.
The easier the computer is to use the better.
Example #6

ゲームはあいてがつよければつよいほどおもしろいです。
geemu wa aite ga tsuyokereba tsuyoi hodo omoshiroi desu.
Games get more interesting as the opponents get stronger.

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