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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: その上 (sono ue)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N2 Flashcard

Meaning: besides; in addition; furthermore

Formation:

その上 + phrase

Example sentences:

その上、雨が降りそうだな。
sono ue, ame ga furisou da na.
Furthermore, it looks like it’s going to rain.


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その上、彼はわたしの誕生日まで忘れている。
sono ue, kare wa watashi no tanjoubi made wasurete iru.
And now he has forgotten my birthday.

ただでさえ彼女と過ごす時間が少ないのに、その上練習で時間を取られるのが、特にうんざりだ。
tada de sae kanojo to sugosu jikan ga sukunai noni, sono ue renshuu de jikan o torareru no ga, toku ni unzari da.
I’m finding these training sessions particularly irksome because they cut into the already limited time I could be spending with my girlfriend.

その上彼女のやることも足しにならない。
sono ue kanojo no yaru koto mo tashi ni naranai.
Besides, she’s not helping the matters.


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