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JLPT Taisaku 124#に(も)なく

Updated: Aug 16, 2020

に(も)なく


Meaning:


Unusually; more ~ than usual


Examples:

彼女は今日はいつに(も)なく陽気だった。

She was unusually cheerful today.


宏は「ただいまー」とついになく明るい声で帰ってきた。

Hiroshi came home and said "I'm home!" in an unusually cheerful voice.


普段はたいていビールや日本酒だが、たまに柄にもなくバーにカクテルを飲みに行ったりする。

Usually I drink beer or sake, but occasionally I may go out for cocktails at a bar, which is unlike me.


I put all the examples along with the meaning into flashcards to study just in case you forget. (I suggest downloading the app version for brainscape) With this you can even study on your phone!


Feel free to use this flash card deck I update regularly.

https://www.brainscape.com/p/1QM6Q-LH-7XTJA

This grammar is really for intermediate-advanced learners. If you are looking to know where to start in Japanese and building a good foundation check out this blog post it.

https://www.myvaphotography.com/post/how-to-learn-japanese-effectively-and-avoid-these-mistakes-i-made