JLPT N1 Grammar (made da / made no koto da)


only; just; nothing else

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Verb (casual)まで(のこと)だ

Learn Japanese grammar: (made da / made no koto da). Meaning: only; just; nothing else.

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Example #1

chotto kiite mita made da.
I just wanted to ask (there's nothing else to it)
Example #2

kono nedan made yasuku shite kurenai nara, konkai no keiyaku o kyanseru suru made no koto da.
If you won't lower the price, then I will just cancel the next contract.
Example #3

dare mo tetsudatte kurenai no nara, jibun hitori de yaru made no koto desu.
If no one is willing to help you, then you can just do it by yourself.
Example #4

kyuuryou ga sagaru nara, kaisha o yameru made desu.
If my salary is just going to get lower, I have no choice but to quit.
Example #5

tsuma ga hantai da to ieba, akirameru made desu.
If my wife is going to disagree, then I'll have no choice but to give up.
Example #6

kaze o hiitara, subete no yotei o toriyamete neru made da.
If you catch a cold, you just have to cancel all your appointments and get some rest.
Example #7

ikura takai kuruma o kattemo, tsukawanakereba sore made da.
It doesn't matter how expensive of a car you buy. If you don't use it, that's all there is to it.
Example #8

ikura o kane o kaseidemo shinde shimaeba sore made da.
It doesn't matter how much money you save up, once you die there's no use for it.

Vocabulary List

辞めるやめるto quit
反対はんたいoppose; disagree
諦めるあきらめるto give up
稼ぐかせぐto save money

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