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JLPT N2 Grammar: だけに (dake ni)

だけに (dake ni)

Meaning: being the case; precisely because; as one would expect

How to use the:
Verb-casual + だけに
Noun + だけに
いadj + だけに
なadj + なだけに

Explain:
Describe your mood for a reason, more ……. Descriptive for a reason ……. on a normal level ………..

Example sentences:
1, かれらは若いだけに徹夜をしても平気なようだ。
Kare-ra wa wakai dake ni tetsuya o shite mo heikina yōda.
It seems that because they’re still young, they stay awake all night also unharmed.

2, お茶の先生だけに言葉遣いが上品だ。
Ocha no sensei dake ni kotobadzukai ga jōhinda.
Because of being a tea ceremony teacher, she was very elegant

3, 成績が悪いだけに、人一倍努力するよりほかはない。
seiseki ga warui dake ni, hito ichibai doryoku suru yori hoka wa nai
Because my grades are bad, I have to work harder than others.

4, 彼は現職の教師だけに受験については詳しい。
Kare wa genshoku no kyōshi dake ni juken ni tsuite wa kuwashī.
Because he is currently teaching, he is well versed in the examinations

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