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Decoded Slug: ~としても (〜to shite mo)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~としても (〜to shite mo)

~としても (〜to shite mo)

Short explanation:

Even if, despite, although


Verb-casual + としても, い-Adjective + としても, な-Adjective + だとしても, Noun + だとしても


Ame ga futte mo, reesu wa kaisai saremasu.
Even if it rains, the race will be held.
Kono keeki ga oishikunakute mo, watashi wa tabemasu.
Even if this cake is not delicious, I will eat it.
Kanojo ga okurete mo, watashitachi wa machimasu.
Even if she is late, we will wait.
Isogashikute mo, tomodachi to no yakusoku wa mamorimasu.
Even if I'm busy, I will keep my appointment with my friend.

Long explanation:

The ~としても grammar point is used to express the idea of 'even if', 'despite', or 'although' in a sentence. Just like the ~としたら grammar, it is used with verbs, い-adjectives, な-adjectives, and nouns.

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