Japanese まさか…とはおもわなかった grammar masaka…tohaomowanakatta

Japanese まさか…とはおもわなかった grammar masaka…tohaomowanakatta
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Let’s learn Japanese まさか…とはおもわなかった grammar masaka…tohaomowanakatta:

Formation :

まさかN/Aなだとおもわなかった
まさかAい/Vとはおもわなかった

Meaning and how to use :

Express the amazement at something that we never thought it would happen. It is usually translated as “I never thought…”

Example:

まさか以前からわがままさで有名な彼は自分の利益を忘れて皆の利益を考えるとは思わなかった。
Masaka izen kara wagamama sa de yuumei kare ha jibun no rieki wo wasurete mina no rieki wo kangaerutoha omowanaktta.
I never thought a person who was famous for selfishness like him before would forget his own interests and consider everyone’s interests.

まさか彼女は遠慮なく行動するとは思わなかった。
Masaka kanojo ha enryokunaku koudou surutoha omowanakatta.
I never thought he would act without hesitation.

まさか親友の彼は私のことを信じないとは思わなかった。
Masaka shinyuu no kare ha watashi no koto wo shinji nai toha omowanakatta.
I never thought a close friend of me like him wouldn’t believe me.

まさか私の困難のとき、山田さんは助けずに損害するとは思わなかった。
Masaka watashi no konnan notoki, Yamada san ha tasukezuni songai suru toha omowanakatta.
I never thought when I was in trouble, Mr. Tanaka would not help me at all but caused more problem.

まさか石田さんは私の待遇がいいチームを抜けてしまったとは思わなかった。
Masaka Ishida san ha watashi no taiguu ga ii chi-mu wo nuketeshimatta to ha omowanakatta.
I never thought Mr. Ishida would leave my well-treated team.

Note: In speaking, we often use まさか alone.

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