Japanese 上は(うえは) grammar ueha

Japanese 上は(うえは) grammar ueha
Japanese 上は(うえは) grammar ueha

Let’s learn Japanese 上は(うえは) grammar ueha :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :

Vる/Vた上は

Meaning and how to use :

Express the meaning “once something happen, Because something have happened… so it must….”. Describe an action that require responsibility.

For example

動物を飼う上は、毎日餌をやらなければならない。
Doubutsu o kau ue ha, mainichi esa o yara nakere ba nara nai.
Once you keep animal, you must feed it everyday.

親に期待される上は、できるだけ頑張らなきゃならない。
oya ni kitai sareru ue ha, dekirudake ganbara nakya nara nai.
Once you are highly expected by your parents, you must try your best.

子供を育つ上は、成長するまで世話をしなきゃならない。
kodomo o sodatsu ue ha, seichou suru made sewa o shi nakya nara nai.
Once you give birth to a child, you must bring up your child until it grows up.

お金をもらった上は、仕事を完成する義務があるべきです.
okane o moratta ue ha, shigoto o kansei suru gimu ga aru beki desu .
Because you have taken the money, you must finish your work.

首相になったうえは、民族の生活を感心するべきです。
shushou ni natta ue ha, minzoku no seikatsu o kanshin suru beki desu.
Once become a prime minister, you should care about citizens’ life.

Note: This is a formal way of speaking.

Related structures :

からには karaniha
以上は ijouha
うえは ueha

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