JLPT N3 Grammar (masaka)

Meaning

there's no way; that's impossible; you must be joking

How to use

まさかNegative clause
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Learn Japanese grammar: (masaka). Meaning: there’s no way; that’s impossible; you must be joking.


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Example #1

まさかそうなるとはおもわなかった。
masaka sou naru to wa omowanakatta.
That's the last thing I expected.
Example #2

ぼくはまさかそんなことはできないよ。
boku wa masaka sonna koto wa dekinai yo.
I could never do such a thing.
Example #3

わたしはまさかここでかれにあえるとはおもわなかった。
watashi wa masaka koko de kare ni aeru to wa omowana katta.
I never thought that I could see him here.
Example #4

まさかカギをなくしたのではないでしょうね!
masaka kagi o nakushita no dewa nai deshou ne.
You surely haven't lost the key!
Example #5

まさかかのじょがそんなことをいったとはおもえない。
masaka kanojo ga sonna koto o itta to wa omoenai.
She could not possibly of said such a thing.
Example #6

まさかあれはわたしたちのさがしているいえじゃないだろう。
masaka are wa watashi tachi no sagashite iru ie janai darou.
Surely that wouldn't be the house we're looking for.
Example #7

まさかそんなことがじぶんのみのまわりでおきようとはそうぞうもしていなかった。
masaka sonna koto ga jibun no mi no mawari de okiyou to wa souzou shite inakatta.
I had never imagined such a thing could happen so close to home.
Example #8

まさか、かのじょがあんなだいはっけんをするなんて、だれもかんがえていなかった。
masaka, kanojo ga anna daihakken o suru nan te, dare mo kangaete inakatta.
This can't be true, no one thought that she would make such a big breakthrough.
Example #9

まさかぼくをうたがってるんじゃないだろうね。ケーキをたべたのはぼくじゃないよ。
masaka boku o utagatte run janai darou ne. keeki o tabeta no wa boku janai yo.
There's no way you're doubting me? I'm not the one who ate the cake!

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