【N1】~はおろか /~wa oroka

~はおろか ~wa oroka

 How to make”~はおろか ….” in Japanese.

 

    • ・ Meaning ~は もちろん let alone B; not to mention; of course A but also B
    • ・ JLPT Level: 1 日本語能力試験N1級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar

You can use “~はおろか” when you want to say “of course A but also B…”.

The patterns is below:

Noun +はおろか

 Examples of sentence (with audio)

彼は敬語はおろか、簡単な日本語さえできない。
I can’t use polite expressions, much less the simple Japanese.

私は英語を書くのはおろか読めもしない。
I can’t even read English, let alone write it.

 

その車は走る事はおろか、動くことさえできない。
That Car cannot even run, much less move.

 

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