Decoded Slug: A その上 B (A sono ue B)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
A その上 B (A sono ue B)

A その上 B (A sono ue B)

Short explanation:

Used to express 'in addition to', 'besides', or 'furthermore' when adding information or making a suggestion.


A [sentence/clause] + その上 + B [sentence/clause]


Kare wa atama ga ii. Sono ue, supootsu mo tokui da.
He is smart. In addition, he is also good at sports.
Kono kafe wa fun'iki ga ii. Sono ue, ryouri mo oishii.
This cafe has a nice atmosphere. Besides, the food is delicious.
Kono apaato wa eki ni chikai. Sono ue, yachin mo yasui.
This apartment is close to the station. Furthermore, the rent is also cheap.
Kanojo wa shigoto ga dekiru. Sono ue, dare to demo nakayoku nareru.
She is competent at work. In addition, she can get along with anyone.

Long explanation:

The grammar point A その上 B is used to connect two statements, where B is an additional piece of information, a suggestion or reason that is related to statement A. The expression can be translated as 'in addition to', 'besides', or 'furthermore'.

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