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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: に照らして (ni terashite)

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Meaning: in comparison with; according to

Formation:

Noun + に照らして

Example sentences:

宝石を盗んだ犯人は、法に照らして処罰できます。
houseki o nusunda hannin wa, hou ni terashite shobatsu dekimasu.
We can frame a case against the jewel thieves.


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自分の経験に照らして後輩にアドバイスした。
jibun no keiken ni terashite kouhai ni adobaisu shita.
I gave my juniors some advice in light of my experience.

この事件は目下警察の手に移っているが、従来の前例に照らしてもその努力が報いられる見込みは少ない。
kono jiken wa mokka keisatsu no te ni utsutte iru ga, juurai no zenrei ni terashite mo sono doryoku ga mukuirareru mikomi wa sukunai.
The matter is now in the hands of the police, but it can hardly be hoped that their exertions will be attended by any better results than in the past.

校長との怒鳴り合い試合のニュースは、この学校の基準に照らしても例外的な速さで伝わった。
kouchou to no donariai shiai no nyuusu wa, kono gakkou no kijun ni terashite mo reigaiteki na hayasa de tsutawatta.
The news about my shouting match with the headmaster seemed to have traveled exceptionally fast even by this school’s standards.


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