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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: だに (dani)

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Meaning: even

Formation:

Verb-dictionary form + だに
Noun + だに

Example sentences:

こんなことになるとは、夢にだに思わなかった。
konna koto ni naru towa, yume ni dani omowanakatta.
Never in my ​wildest ​dreams did I ​imagine that something like this would happen.

思い出すだに怒りで熱くなる。
omoidasu dani ikari de atsuku naru.
The memory of it makes me feel hot with anger.

科学の力で自分と全く同じ人間が作り出せるなんて、そんな事を考えるだに恐ろしい。
kagaku no chikara de jibun to mattaku onaji ningen ga tsukuridaseru nante, sonna koto o kangaeru dani osoroshii.
One can create someone who looks exactly like himself with the power of science. I’m quite horrified at the idea.


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全国にこの病気が広まったら、百万人もの人が死ぬなど、想像するだに恐ろしい。
zenkoku ni kono byouki ga hiromattara, hyakumannin mo no hito ga shinu nado, souzou suru dani osoroshii.
If this disease spreads throughout the country, millions of people could die. The thought is so scary.

いま往時を回想するだに暗然たるものあり。
ima ouji o kaisou suru dani anzen taru mono ari.
I feel sick just thinking about those days.

彼はやっとものをいったが、その答えは思いだすだに気持のよいものだった。
kare wa yatto mono o itta ga, sono kotae wa omoidasu dani kimochi no yoi mono datta.
When his answer came it was one of which I love to think.

自分が政治家になろうとは、想像だにしていなかった。
jibun ga seijika ni narou towa, souzou dani shite inakatta.
I never imagined that I’d become a politician.


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