Japanese grammar も~ば~も/も~なら~も mo~ba~mo/ mo~nara~mo

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar も~ば~も/も~なら~も mo~ba~mo/ mo~nara~mo :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :

N1も+ ば form, Aい, Aな+ N2も

Meaning and how to use :

Expresses the meaning “If N1 is.. then N2.. as well.” Raise two similar or opposite events.

Examples:

あの人は服も汚ければ、髪も長くて、ほんとうにだらしない人だ。
Ano hito ha fuku mo kitanakere ba, kami mo nagaku te, hontou ni darashi nai hito da.
He is dirty, his hair is long, he is a really sloppy person.

彼女はユーモアもあれば、態度も良くて、クラスの中でとても好まれる。
Kanojo ha yūmoa mo are ba, taido mo yoku te, kurasu no naka de totemo konomareru.
She’s nice and has a sense of humor so she’s loved in the class.

この店は値段も安ければ、味も美味しいです。
Kono mise ha nedan mo yasukere ba, aji mo oishii desu.
The store has nice taste and also cheap.

あの子は頭もよければ、外見もいいし、女の子にとてももてる。
Ano ko ha atama mo yokere ba, gaiken mo ii shi, onnanoko ni totemo moteru.
That kid is smart and also good-looking so girls like him a lot.

このコートは色が悪ければ、原料もよくないです。
Kono koto ha iro ga warukere ba, genryou mo yoku nai desu.
This coat has bad colors as well as material.

Related structures :

~し ~shi

above is Japanese grammar も~ば~も/も~なら~も mo~ba~mo/ mo~nara~mo. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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