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Decoded Slug: Noun をもって (~wo motte)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Noun をもって (~wo motte)

Noun をもって (~wo motte)

Short explanation:

Used to indicate means, methods, or time; 'with', 'by means of', 'at'.


Noun + をもって


Kare wa seijitsusa wo motte hitobito ni shinrai sarete imasu.
He is trusted by people with his honesty.
Kono shou wo motte, kanojo no doryoku ga mitomeraremashita.
With this award, her efforts were recognized.
Kare wa tsuyoi ketsui wo motte mondai ni torikunda.
He tackled the problem with a strong determination.
Sangatsu wo motte, kono mise wa heiten shimasu.
This store will close at March.

Long explanation:

The をもって grammar is used to express a means or method to achieve something, or to indicate a point in time. It can be translated as 'with' or 'by means of' when indicating means, and 'at' when indicating a point in time.

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