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あまり + 動詞(否定形) [あまり〜ない] (amari nai)
    Meaning: not very, not much
    Example: When used with negative verbs, [amari + v-nai] = [not very much v]
    JLPT Level: 3
    Category: grammar
    Author: Amatuka

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ex #236   今回のことであまり思い詰めないほうがいいよ。だれにでも失敗はあるんだから。 
Don't worry too much about it. Everybody blows it once in a while.  
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(Amatuka)
ex #237   ホテルのメイドとしてパートで仕事していますが、その仕事はあまり好きではありません。 
I had a part-time job as a hotel maid, but I didn't like it very much  
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(Amatuka)
ex #3396   あなたはあまりにも素早すぎる。  
You are all too quick.  
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(dbx)
ex #3397   あなたはあまり夜更かしをしない方がいい。  
You had better not sit up late up night.  
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(dbx)
ex #3398   あの人はあまり威張るから好きになれない。  
That man is too masterful for my liking.  
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(dbx)
ex #3399   あの人はあまり先が長くない。  
He doesn't have long to live.  
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(dbx)
ex #3400   あの人は友達をつくることがあまり速くない。  
He is not very fast at making friends.  
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(dbx)
ex #3401   あまりお金がないので、私はこの冬は新しいコートなしで過ごさなければならない。  
As I do not have enough money, I will have to do without a new coat this winter.  
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(dbx)
ex #3402   あまりお金を使いすぎてはいけません。 
Don't spend too much money.  
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(dbx)
ex #3403   あまりきつくパーマをかけないでください。 
Don't make the perm too strong, please.  
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(dbx)
ex #3404   あまりご迷惑でなければ乗せていただけませんか。  
I was wondering if you could give me a lift, if it isn't too much trouble?  
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(dbx)
ex #3405   あまりご迷惑でなければ乗せて行っていただけないでしょうか。  
I was wonder if you could give me a lift, if it isn't too much trouble?  
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(dbx)
ex #3406   あまりご面倒でなければいただきます。  
Only if it's not too much trouble.  
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(dbx)
ex #3407   あまりそれを鼻にかけるな。  
Don't blow your horn too much.  
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(dbx)
ex #6796   日本語をあまり使わなくてもいい仕事はありますか。 
Do you have jobs in which it's OK even if you don't use Japanese language very much?  
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(赤毛)
ex #6799   英語があまりわかりません 
I don't understand English very well.  
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(赤毛)
ex #8639   三月にあまりフランス語を勉強しませんでした。 
In March, I didn't study French a lot.  
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(Sakuratree)
ex #8640   私はあまり旅行しません。 
I don't travel a lot.  
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(Sakuratree)
ex #8708   あんまり失敗しないので、成功の意味もよく分からない。  
 
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(bayur)

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    赤毛I think this grammar is for level 3 of JPLT so I changed it from level 2. 

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