Decoded Slug: Noun ともなると (〜to mo naruto)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Noun ともなると (〜to mo naruto)

Noun ともなると (〜to mo naruto)

Short explanation:

'When it comes to..', 'In case of..', signifies change.


Noun + ともなると


Kurisumasu to mo naruto, machijuu ga kirakira to kagayaite miemasu.
When it comes to Christmas, the whole city seems to sparkle.
Kodomo ga jibun no ayamachi o mitomeru tomo naruto, hanashi wa betsu desu ne.
When it comes to a child admitting their own mistake, it's a different story.
Natsu yasumi to mo naruto, umibe wa kankoukyaku de afurekaerimasu.
When it comes to summer vacation, the seaside is overflowing with tourists.
Shiken shuukan to mo naruto, toshokan wa itsumo yori konzatsu shimasu.
When it comes to exam week, the library is more crowded than usual.

Long explanation:

The 〜ともなると grammar point is used to emphasize the change in circumstance or situation. When it comes to a particular time, place, or situation which is usually expressed by a noun, something different or extraordinary tends to happen.

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