Japanese grammar そのくせ sonokuse

Japanese grammar そのくせ sonokuse

Let’s learn Japanese grammar そのくせ sonokuse :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Clause +そのくせ

Meaning and how to use :

even that… Use when you want to blame on something

For example

あの人は特別な熟練がありません。そのくせ、すぐこの仕事を受けられる。
Ano hito wa tokubetsu na jukuren ga ari mase n. Sono kuse, sugu kono shigoto o ukerareru.
That person has no special skill. But he immediatly got this work.

ひろしくんは入社したばかりです。そのくせ、すぐ部長になりました。僕はこの会社で5年も働いたのに、今まで普通の社員です。
hiroshi kun wa nyūsha shi ta bakari desu. Sono kuse, sugu buchō ni nari mashi ta. Boku wa kono kaisha de go nen mo hatarai ta noni, ima made futsū no shain desu
Hiroshi have just joined this company, but he immediatly becomes leader. I have been serving this company for over 5 year, but I’m still a normal employee.

このアパートは便利じゃない。そのくせ、家賃がとても高いです。
kono apāto wa benri ja nai. Sono kuse, yachin ga totemo takai desu.
This apartment isn’t convenient at all, but it’s very expensive.

彼女が嫌いだと言ったじゃない。そのくせ、どうして彼女を守ったのか。
kanojo ga kirai da to itta ja nai. Sono kuse, dōshite kanojo o mamotta no ka.
You said you hate her, right. Why do you protect her?

いとこは芸術が好きではない。そのくせ、彼女の家で絵をたくさんかけている
itoko wa geijutsu ga suki de wa nai. Sono kuse, kanojo no ie de e o takusan kake te iru
My counsin doesnt like art, but he puts pictures everywhere in his house.

Related structures :

くせに kuseni
くせして kuseshite
そのくせ sonokuse
それなのに sorenanoni

above is Japanese grammar そのくせ sonokuse. 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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