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almost/nearly; to the point of; like that; such as that
The doors almost don't close.
The river water flowing out of the mountain is cold and when you put your hands in, it's
#6448 Author: rubyhatchet
That child completed a work
so surprising that
it surprises even adults.
#6450 Author: rubyhatchet
Rush-hour trains are really crowded. The doors
#6449 Author: rubyhatchet
He earned some two million yen.
#8182 Author: karekano
He was not so weak (that) he could not walk.
#8183 Author: karekano
I was astonished that I could not talk.
#8728 Author: baenur
The rope is
five meters long.
#8180 Author: karekano
The trip will take
#8181 Author: karekano
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＊This grammar expresses a high degree of something.
Ｎ + ほど
Ｖ(plain form) + ほど
いA + ほど
Ｎ1 + ほどの + Ｎ2
Ｖ(plain form) + ほどの + Ｎ
いA + ほどの + Ｎ
Karekano examples are not in the right place. They should be in the [hodo] JLPT 3 entry.
I`m not sure if my examples are correct, sometimes it is so tough to understand the nuances... If they are wrong, please tell me and I will move them to their right place :D
Would "ラッシュの電車はドアが閉まらないほど込んでいますよ。"be okey?
ex#6449 ドアが閉ま"ら"ないほどです。is correct.
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