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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: を兼ねて (o kanete)

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Meaning: also for the purpose of

Formation:

Noun + を兼ねて/も兼ねて

Example sentences:

父の退職祝いを兼ねて家族旅行に行った。
We travelled as a family and celebrated my dad’s retirement at the same time.
chichi no taishoku iwai o kanete kazoku ryokou ni itta.

日本語の勉強を兼ねて漫画を読んでいる。
I’m reading manga to learn Japanese.
nihongo no benkyou o kanete manga o yonde iru.

わたしは趣味と実益を兼ねてイラスト描いています。
I draw illustrations professionally and as a hobby.
watashi wa shumi to jitsueki o kanete irasuto egaite imasu.

観光を兼ねてイギリスへ研修に行った。
I visited England for training and sightseeing.
kankou o kanete igirisu e kenshuu ni itta.

X線写真を撮るときの痛み止めを兼ねて、鎮静剤を飲ませてある。
I had to administer some sedatives so she’d be calm for the X-ray and to help with the pain.
ekususen shashin o toru toki no itami tome o kanete, chinseizai o nomasete aru.

戦闘開始後、彼は指揮をとれるまでに回復していたが、その後治療の必要が増し、九月にはヨーロッパへ帰還して休養をかねて治療を受けた。
He recovered sufficiently to exercise command during that battle but medical pressure subsequently prevailed, and in September he went back to Europe for treatment and rest.
sentou kaishigo, kare wa shiki o toreru made ni kaifuku shite ita ga, sonogo chiryou no hitsuyou ga mashi, kugatsu ni wa yooroppa e kikan shite kyuuyou o kanete chiryou o uketa.

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