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~(で)すら
(de)sura
JLPT N1 Author: dc
Meaning
just / even if
if you just take your vitamins
~さえ
Phrases
Some student in this university don't even know how to talk to teachers.
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Even these words will someday disappear.
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Even this cable cost me 6000 yen.
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A jealous person gets a feeling of contentment by behaving like a dog in the manger even with his friends.
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The student did not so much as answer the teacher.
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Of course, even neither goods nor the mailing fee returned.
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Japanese children brought up overseas sometimes face great difficulty in adjusting themselves to Japanese schools after returning, even though they have a perfect command of Japanese.
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Even the mightiest of empires comes to an end.
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Our boss begrudged us even a small raise in pay.
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I couldn't even guess.
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Some people have even visited the moon.
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Even a worm will turn.
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If he can do it well, so much more can we.
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He has no daily necessities, much less luxuries.
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His son cannot so much as write his own name.
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He cannot even sing children's songs, let alone opera.
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She doesn't even speak her own language well, let alone French.
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Even a genius such as myself couldn't solve it
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I was so nervous that I couldn't even take a quick peek
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There are no students that don't even know the 「人」 kanji!
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