Japanese grammar ~しょうがない shouganai

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar ~しょうがない shouganai :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Vて+しょうがない
Aくて+しょうがない

Meaning and how to use :

Mean : “very, extremely”, “there is no otherway but …”.

For example

痛くて痛くて泣きたくてしょうがない。
Itaku te itaku te naki taku te shouga nai.
I’m hurt, I really want to cry.

悪い点を取って、悲しくてしょうがない。
warui ten o totte, kanashiku te shouga nai.
I got bad mark, so I was very sad

誰も仕事をやらなかったら、自分でしてしょうがない。
dare mo shigoto o yara nakattara, jibun deshi te shouga nai.
Doing the work by myself is the only way If everyone else refuses to work .

階段から転んでけがをしてしまった。でも痛くても我慢してしょうがない。
kaidan kara koron de kega o shi te shimatta. De mo itaku te mo gaman shi te shouga nai.
I fell down from Staircase and got injury. Though it was hurt, i can only endure .

弟はいじめられても、何もできなくて、怒ってしょうがない。
otouto ha ijimerare te mo, nani mo deki naku te, okotte shouga nai.
My brother was being bullied, but I couldn’t do anything and was extremely angry

Note : しょうがない a contraction of しようがない, used in spoken language, informal converstions

Related structures :

~て仕方がない
~てたまらない

above is Japanese grammar ~しょうがない shouganai. 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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