Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (hodo~nai)

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NounほどVerb (ない form)
NounAdjective (ない form)

Learn Japanese grammar: (hodo~nai). Meaning: is not as… as.

JLPT grammar ほど~ない (hodo~nai)  - Learn Japanese

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

えいごのぶんぽうはにほんごほどむずかしくありません。
eigo no bunpou wa nihongo hodo muzukashiku arimasen.
English grammar is not as difficult as Japanese grammar.
Example #2

かのじょほどやさしいひとはいない。
kanojo hodo yasashii hito wa inai.
There’s no one as kind as her.
Example #3

とうきょうほどやちんのたかいところはない。
toukyou hodo yachin no takai tokoro wa nai.
No city has higher rent than Tokyo.
Example #4

かれほどあたまのいいひとはいない。
kare hodo atama no ii hito wa inai.
There is nobody as clever as he is.
Example #5

にほんほどちあんのいいくにはあまりない。
nihon hodo chian no ii kuni wa amari nai.
There are not many countries with public safety as good as Japan's.
Example #6

わたしはいもうとほどりょうしんにあいされていない。
watashi wa imouto hodo ryoushin ni ai sarete inai.
My parents don’t love me as much as they love my younger sister.
Example #7

わたしほどあなたのことをたいせつにおもっているひとはいないだよ。
watashi hodo anata no koto o taisetsu ni omotte iru hito wa inain da.
No one cares for you as much as I do.

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