【N2】~末(に)/~sue (ni)

Meaning/意味

 After much ___ing…
※ Same as あげく but can be used in both positive and negative situations.

How to make/作り方

Noun + の末(に)
Verb-casual, past + 末(に)

example sentences/例文 (audio/音声付き)

よく考えた末に、妻と離婚することにした。
yoku kangaeta sue ni, tsuma to rikon suru koto ni shita.
After giving it a lot of thought, I’ve decided to divorce her.

接戦の末に彼女が勝利した。
Sessen no sue ni kanojo ga shouri shita.
She won the game as a result of the hard-fought campaign.

いろいろ考えた末に、会社を辞めることにしました。
Iroiro kangaeta sue ni, kaisha o yameru koto ni shimashita.
After giving it a lot of thought, I decided to quit my job.