【N1】~ものを/~mono wo

~ものを~mono wo

 How to make”~ものを.” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning:~のに、but If (you) had just…/Although A, (unfortunate result) B
    • ・ JLPT Level: 1 日本語能力試験N1級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar,文法

You can use ~ものを when you want to say”but If (you) had just…/Although A, (unfortunate result) B”.

The patterns is below:

Verb: Casual, past (た) + ものを
い-adjective: た form + もの + を
な-adjective: た form + もの + を
+ Result

例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

やせればきれいなものを食べてばかりいるからただのデブだ。
She should have been slim, but she always eat so just fat.

買おうと思ったものを、もう売り切れだった。
Although I was going to buy it, it was already sold out.

本当のことを言えばいいものを、彼は嘘をついて信用を失ってしまった。
He should have told the truth, but he lied and lost their trust.

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