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JLPT N1
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Meaning
Because ~; ~ as expected; because ~, naturally ~; Introduces an expected reason for some circumstance that is different from the usual situation.
Because this is the series of holidays after the bonus season, (unsurprisingly), all the tourist spots are crowded.
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Formation
Phrases
ボーナスごのれんきゅうとあって、かんこうちはどこもひとでいっぱいだ。
Because this is the series of holidays after the bonus season, unsurprisingly, all the tourist spots are crowded.
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なつやすみがはじまったとあって、こどもたちはみんなうれしそうだ。
Summer vacation has begun, so the children all look happy.
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にんきスターがやってくるとあって、くうこうはおおぜいのひとたちがまちうけていた
because a popular star is coming, a large crowd gathered to meet him at the airport
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そうじがおわったらおかしがもらえるとあって、こどもたちはいっしょうけんめいてつだっている。
Because they know they'll get sweets after they finish cleaning, the children are doing their very best to help out.
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Discussion and comments
Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p21 - no.21
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Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p613
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