Decoded Slug: ~と~ともに (〜to 〜tomoni)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~と~ともに (〜to 〜tomoni)

~と~ともに (〜to 〜tomoni)

Short explanation:

Expresses 'together with' or 'along with'; used to describe two events or actions happening simultaneously or in parallel.


Verb-casual + とともに, い-Adjective + とともに, な-Adjective + とともに, Noun + とともに


Kare ga kuru to tomoni, paatii ga hajimarimashita.
The party started as soon as he arrived.
Kisetsu ga kawaru to tomoni, fuku no fasshon mo kawarimasu.
As the seasons change, clothing fashion also changes.
Seichou to tomoni, iroirona keiken wo tsumu koto ga taisetsu desu.
As you grow, it is important to gain various experiences.
Gijutsu no shinpo to tomoni, benrina apuri ga fueteimasu.
With the advancement of technology, the number of convenient apps is increasing.

Long explanation:

The ~と~ともに grammar point is used to express that two events or actions are happening simultaneously or in parallel. It is translated as 'together with' or 'along with' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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