Decoded Slug: ~に対して (~ni taishite)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~に対して (~ni taishite)

~に対して (~ni taishite)

Short explanation:

Indicates a target or contrast; 'toward', 'against', 'in contrast to', 'in response to'.


Verb-casual + に対して, い-Adjective + に対して, な-Adjective + に対して, Noun + に対して


Kodomotachi ni taishite, oya wa tsune ni yasashiku aru beki desu.
Parents should always be kind towards their children.
Kare wa shitsumon ni taishite shoujiki ni kotaemashita.
He answered the questions honestly.
Tanaka-san wa seikou shita ni taishite, Satou-san wa shippai shimashita.
In contrast to Tanaka-san's success, Satou-san failed.
Kare no iken ni taishite, watashi wa hantai no tachiba wo torimashita.
In response to his opinion, I took an opposing stance.

Long explanation:

The ~に対して grammar point is used to indicate the target or direction of an action, or to show a contrast between two situations or objects. It can be translated as 'toward', 'against', 'in contrast to', or 'in response to' in English. It can be used with verbs, adjectives, and nouns.

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