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JLPT Taisaku 156#をものともせず

をものともせず


Meaning:


in spite of ~; undaunted by ~; in defiance of ~; in face of ~


Examples:

彼女は重度の身体障害をものともせず、自分の人生をつかみとった。

Despite severe physical handicaps, she took charge of her own life.


彼は日本語が喋れないのをものともせず、身振り手振りで日本を旅行して歩いた。

Undaunted by his inability to speak Japanese, he traveled around Japan communicating with gestures and signs.


友人は高波をものともせず4キロを泳ぎ切った。

Overcoming high waves, my friend swam (all of) four kilometers.


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