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~は愚か・~は疎か
haoroka
JLPT N1 Author: dc
~はおろか
Meaning
let alone B; not to mention; of course A but also B;
He can't read hiragana let alone kanji.
は 言うまでもない; はもちろん; 「AはおろかBも/さえ/まで」のように強調して表現されることが多い。
See also
Phrases
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Never mind university students, these days even junior and senior high school students have experienced traveling abroad.
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