JLPT N2 Grammar (mono ka / mon ka)

Meaning

as if (something untrue were actually true); there's no way~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)ものか
もんか
ものですか
もんですか
Noun + な
な-adjective + な
い-adjective
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Learn Japanese grammar: (mono ka / mon ka). Meaning: as if (something untrue were actually true); there’s no way~.


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Example #1

あんなところへだれがいくものか。
anna tokoro e dare ga iku mono ka.
Who would think of going there?
Example #2

そんなことしるものか。
sonna koto shiru mono ka.
How in the world should I know?
Example #3

わたしのきもちがあなたにわかるものか。
watashi no kimochi ga anata ni wakaru mono ka.
As if you could understand my feelings.
Example #4

こんなにたくさんのしごと、あしたまでにおわるものか。
konna takusan no shigoto, ashita made ni owaru mono ka.
With this much work to do, there's no way it will be finished by tomorrow.
Example #5

てんいんのたいどはわるいし、りょうりはおいしくないし、こんなみせにどとくるものか。
tenin no taido wa warui shi, ryouri wa oishi kunai shi, konna mise nido to kuru mono ka.
The staff's attitude is bad and the food isn't good, there's no way I'm coming to this place ever again.
Example #6

ひとのこころのひみつがどうしてわかるもんか。
hito no kokoro no himitsu ga doushite kawaru mon da.
How could we possibly understand the secrets of the human heart.
Example #7

なつやすみのゆうえんちはひとがおおいし、アトラクションには1じかんまたなければならないこともあるし、ぜったいにいくものか。
natsuyasumi no yuenchi wa hito ga ooi shi, atorakushon niwa 1jikan matanakereba naranai koto mo aru shi, zettai ni iku mono ka.
During summer break, the asumement park is full of people and the lines for the attractions are over 1 hour. There's no way I'd go..

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