TAKOBOTO

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ましてや
mashite ya
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Meaning
Let alone, still, much less
How do you explain it to others, let alone to yourself?
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Phrases
It's very hard to admit that to yourself let alone to other people.
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I have no intention of lending this watch to anyone, much less parting with it.
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I can't afford to buy a used car, much less a new car.
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He can speak French, still more English.
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I could not afford to buy a bicycle, much less a car.
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