Decoded Slug: ~となると (〜to naru to)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~となると (〜to naru to)

~となると (〜to naru to)

Short explanation:

Used to highlight a certain circumstance or condition; 'when it comes to', 'if it becomes', 'in the case of'.


Verb-casual + となると, い-Adjective + となると,な-Adjective + だとなると, Noun + だとなると


Shiken to naru to, ōku no gakusei ga kinchō shimasu.
When it comes to exams, many students become nervous.
Tōkyō e hikkosu to naru to, seikatsuhi ga takaku narimasu.
If it becomes about moving to Tokyo, the cost of living goes up.
Shimekiri ga ashita to naru to, kon'ya wa tetsuya de shigoto o shinakereba naranai.
If the deadline is tomorrow, I have to work all night tonight.
Kare ga rīdā to naru to, chīmu no katsudō wa ōini kaizen sarerudeshou.
When he becomes the leader, the team's activities will significantly improve.

Long explanation:

The ~となると grammar point is used to highlight a specific situation or condition. It is mainly used to express 'when it comes to', 'if it becomes', or 'in the case of' in English. The formation changes depending on if it's used with verbs, adjectives or nouns.

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