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くらい、ぐらい (位)
kurai, gurai
JLPT N3 Author: rubyhatchet
Meaning
to the extent that; so ~ that ~ almost ~; at least; the only ~; rather than ~
It's so warm this evening that we (almost) don't need a heater.
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Phrases
It's so warm this evening that we (almost) don't need a heater.
#6081 Author: rubyhatchet

We were so tired that we couldn't take a single step.
#6082 Author: rubyhatchet

There's no one as forgetful as Yamada (who forgets things as much as Yamada).
#6083 Author: rubyhatchet

I'm a poor cook, but I can at least cook rice.
#6084 Author: rubyhatchet

He's the only person who can do this job now. (The person who's capable enough to do this job is he.)
#6085 Author: rubyhatchet

I would rather die than do such a thing.
#6086 Author: rubyhatchet

When I received the notice that I had passed, I was so happy that I almost leaped for joy.
#6137 Author: rubyhatchet

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