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〜といい〜といい [〜といい〜といい] (toii~toii)
    Meaning: In terms of both ~ and ~; in terms of ~ as well as ~; from the perspective of both ~ and ~
    Example: From the perspective of the colour as well as the design, this suit is a good match for you
    JLPT Level: 1
    Author: LR

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Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p49 - no.49 
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Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p628 
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{NOUN1 + といい} + {NOUN2 + といい} 
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This grammatical structure is used to present multiple perspectives when describing a person or a thing. It is often used to provide the speaker's / writer's judgment of the person or thing. 
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ex #7966   このスーツ、色といいデザインといい、お客様はよく似合いですよ  
From the perspective of the colour as well as the design, this suit is a good match for you  
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ex #7967   内容といい話し方といい、見事なスピーチでした。  
It was a splendid speech in terms of content as well as delivery.  
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ex #7968   家柄といい学歴といい、彼は非の打ちどころがない。  
He is just perfect, both in terms of his family and educational background.  
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ex #7969   スピードといいパワーといい、今の彼に勝てる選手はいない。  
No player can beat him now in terms of either speed or power.  
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      Comments:  
    HanneCould it be that いい is the stem of the verb 言う? Or perhaps the expression originated from that? 
    Zapan333 

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