JLPT N1 Grammar Point: ~につけ(ても)/ 〜につけ、〜につけ

Today’s grammar point are two similar expressions with different meanings:

  1. 〜につけ(ても)whenever ~ happens
  2. 〜につけ、〜につけ whether ~ or ~



  • Whenever ~, something always happens
  • When there is ~, something always follows
  • often used together with なに and なにごと

Whenever I remember the mountains in my hometown, the faces of friends I used to play with come to mind.


  • Whether ~ or ~, the result is always …
  • ~ and ~ are often comparative or contrasting words

A star’s words and actions attract attention from the media, whether they are good or bad.


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