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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: にとどまらず (ni todomarazu)

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Meaning: not limited to; not only… but also

Formation:

Verb-dictionary form + にとどまらず
Noun + にとどまらず

Example sentences:

それはひとつの苦痛にとどまらず、ひとつの苦役でもあった。
It was not only an affliction, but it was also an unpleasant duty.
sore wa hitotsu no kutsuu ni todomarazu, hitotsu no kueki demo atta.

 

彼女の侮辱はあなたひとりだけにとどまらず、実に法を犯すものです。
She not only insulted you but also the law.
kanojo no bujoku wa anata hitori dake ni todomarazu, jitsu ni hou o okasu mono desu.

 

ビッグバンは韓国だけにとどまらず、海外でも大人気がある。
Big Bang is not only popular in Korea but overseas as well.
bigguban wa kankoku dake ni todomarazu, kaigai demo daininki ga aru.

 

彼はその店で、文句を言うにとどまらず、テーブルをひっくり返してしまった。
He not only complained to the store, he also flipped the table.
kare wa sono mise de, monku o iu ni todomarazu, teeburu o hikkuri kaeshite shimatta.

 

本研究室での研究は、単なる理論にとどまらず、その応用も重視している。
At our lab, we don’t just focus on theory but also emphasize its application.
honkenkyuushitsu de no kenkyuu wa, tannaru riron ni todomarazu, sono ouyou mo juushi shite iru.

 

こうしたブリーフィングにとどまらず、私はこの数週間、書物を読み、沈思黙考し、専門家や友人たちとも話し合った。
Beyond the formal briefing process, I spent those weeks reading, thinking, and reaching out to experts and friends.
kou shita buriifingu ni todomarazu, watashi wa kono suu shuukan, shomotsu o yomi, chinshi mokkou shi, senmonka ya yuujintachi to mo hanashiatta.


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疾病対策予防センターは、新型インフルエンザや初期のエイズ過発生の追跡などの活動で知られています。しかし、センターの活動はそれにとどまらず、米国のすべての州における肥満率をはじめ、国民全体の健康状態の推移を長期間にわたって調査しています。
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are well known for tracking new influenza and the early AIDS epidemic. But they also keep track of long-term changes to America’s national health, including the obesity rates in every state in the country.
shippei taisaku yobou sentaa wa, shingata infuruenza ya shoki no eizu kahassei no tsuiseki nado no katsudou de shirarete imasu. shikashi, sentaa no katsudou wa sore ni todomarazu, beikoku no subete no shuu ni okeru himanritsu o hajime, kokumin zentai no kenkou joutai no suii o choukikan ni watatte chousa shite imasu.

 

小林が単なる「アドバイザー」にとどまらず、すべてを掌中に収めるであろうことは誰の目にもあきらかだった。小林が公然と認めようが認めまいが関係ない。
It immediately became clear that, whether or not he wanted to admit it publicly, Kobayashi was going to take control and not be a mere advisor.
kobayashi ga tannaru adobaizaa ni todomarazu, subete o shouchuu ni osameru de arou koto wa dare no me ni mo akiraka datta. kobayashi ga kouzen to mitomeyou ga mitomemai ga kankei nai.

 

政治指導者が新たな一括提案にとどまらず新しい考えにも心の扉を開かなければ、意識の変革は不可能だ。
Unless political leaders are open to new ideas and not just new packaging, we won’t change enough hearts and minds to initiate a serious energy policy or tame the deficit.
seiji shidousha ga arata na ikkatsu teian ni todomarazu atarashii kangae ni mo kokoro no tobira o hirakanakereba, ishiki no henkaku wa fukanou da.

 

Similar grammar:

のみか (nomika): not only… but also
だけでなく (dake de naku): not only… but also
はおろか (wa oro ka): not to mention, let alone
も~ば~も (mo~ba~mo): …and…
に限らず (ni kagirazu): not just


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