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JLPT N1 Grammar: でもなんでもない (でも何でもない) demo nan demo nai (demo nan demo nai)

でもなんでもない (でも何でもない) demo nan demo nai (demo nan demo nai)

Meaning: not that; not at all

How to use the: Noun/なadj + でも何でもない/ でも何でもない

Explain:
Absolutely not ( strongly negative, completely)

Example sentences:
1, 病気でもなんでもない。ただ怠けたくて休んでいただけだ。
Byōki demo nan demonai. Tada namaketakute yasunde itadakeda.
Not sick or anything. I just rested because I wanted to be lazy.

2, お前とはもう友達でもなんでもない。二度と僕の前に顔を出さないでください。
Omae to hamou tomodachi demo nan demonai. Nidoto boku no mae ni kao o dasanaide kudasai.
No one is friends with you anymore. Don’t come see me anymore.

3, 彼は政治家でもなんでもない。ただのペテン師だ。
Kare wa seijika demo nan demonai. Tada no peten-shida.
He is not a politician at all. Just a con man.

4, その書類というのは大切なものでも何でもない。
sono shorui to iu nowa taisetsu na mono demo nan demo nai.
Those documents are nothing of any importance at all.

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