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ながら
nagara
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
Vm, despite while, although
while knowing that smoking is bad, I just keep doing it
Phrases
While knowing that medicine is dangerous I continued to take it.
Author: Amatuka, bamboo4

They [the pair] just looking intently at Harry while smiling.
Author: Amatuka

While taking keenly into account the supply surplus risk, each company will be proceeding with the deployment of its business.
Author: drgon76, bamboo4

This week, despite having a cold, I went to work.
Author: brsdjbd

Akiko sang while playing the piano.
Author: Naino

I listen to music while driving.
Author: Naino

Despite saying "I'll come, I'll come", you didn't show up, did you.
Author: bamboo4, bi-ru

Mr. Mori is watching TV while drinking tea.
Author: slack.hideo

Why don't we talk while walking?
Author: adamstudio

Let talk while drinking tea.
Author: adamstudio

Please don't talk on the phone while driving.
Author: adamstudio

Are you able to sing while playing the piano?
Author: adamstudio

Please take notes while listening to the conversation.
Author: adamstudio

Despite being compact, this vacuum cleaner works well.
Author: Meghana

He was smoking as he talked.
Author: karekano

While I was reading, I fell asleep.
Author: karekano

We discussed the matter over (our) dinner.
Author: karekano

He speaks with a pipe in his mouth.
Author: karekano

He is rich but not happy.
Author: karekano

Though she was ill, she went to school.
Author: karekano

I regret to tell you that she is seriously injured.
Author: karekano

even part with her, love is still existing.
Author: belajar

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