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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: ~てしょうがない/てしようがない

Meaning:

can't help but~; very; extremely

Examples:

  • 昨日、一点差で試合に負けてしまい、悔しくてしょうがなかった。Yesterday, I lost the game by one point, and I was very disappointed.
  • 眠くてしようがないときは、コーヒーを飲んで、また勉強を頑張る。When I'm sleepy and can't help, I drink coffee and study hard again.
  • 試合の最後に逆転されて、残念でしょうがない。It was a pity to be overtaken at the end of the game.
  • 隣の部屋から聞こえてくる音が気になってしょうがない。I can't help but be worried about the sound coming from the next room.
  • 私はそれが気になってしょうがない。I can't help thinking about that.
  • 今日は寒くてしょうがない。It's simply too cold today.

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This article was last edited at 2021-02-08 09:46:34

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