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Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: に比べて (ni kurabete)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N3

Meaning: compared to

Formation:

Noun + に比べて

Example sentences:

東京に比べて、大阪のほうが物価が安い。
toukyou ni kurabete, oosaka no hou ga bukka ga yasui.
In comparison to Tokyo, prices in Osaka are cheaper.


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印刷技術は昔に比べてかなり進歩してきた。
insatsu gijutsu wa mukashi ni kurabete kanari shinpo shite kita.
The printing technique now has advanced a lot compared to the past.

今年は去年に比べて寒い。
kotoshi wa kyonen ni kurabete samui.
This year is colder compared to last year.

十年前に比べて今の生活はなんと豊かでしょう。
juunen mae ni kurabete ima no seikatsu wa nanto yutaka deshou.
Life now is more abundant in comparison to 10 years ago.

電話は手紙に比べて、早く情報を伝えることができます。
denwa wa tegami ni kurabete, hayaku jouhou o tsutaeru koto ga dekimasu.
Phones can deliver information faster than letters.


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