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〜をよそに (を余所に)
JLPT N1 Author: blabby
Without consideration for... / Despite... / Without thinking...
Without considering his parents expectations, he dropped out of university.
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Without considering that his parents might be worried, he always slacks off.
#5496 Author: blabby

Despite having university entrance exams soon, he's wasting his time on the computer every day.
#5495 Author: blabby

Indifferent to the protests from China, Mr Koizumi visited Yasukuni Shrine.
#5497 Author: blabby

Ignoring the people's criticism, the prime minister declared his support for the Iraq War.
#7924 Author: LR

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