ようにも〜ない ([ようにも〜ない] )(younimonai)
Meaning: even though ~ try / want to ~; although ~ be thinking of doing; A conjunctive phrase that indicates concession: "even though s.o. tries to do s.t., he/she cannot do it for some reason" しようとしてもできない; したいのにできない
Example: I have a terrible headache, and I cannot get up even though I want to
JLPT Level: 1
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|Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p52 - no.52|| |
|Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p730|| |
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