【N2】かえって /kaette

かえって kaette

 How to make”かえって.” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: on the contrary
    • ・ JLPT Level: 2 日本語能力試験N2級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar

文法

You can use かえって when you want to say “on the contrary..”.

The patterns is below:

sentence+かえって +sentence

例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

あまりしっかりうなぎを握ると、かえって逃げられる。
Holding an eel too fast is the way to let her escape.

味をよくしようと料理に塩を入れたら、かえって料理が塩辛くなりました。
I put some salt on the dish so that it will have taste, however, it became really salty.

欠点があるからかえって彼が好きだ。
I like him all the better for her faults.

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