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JLPT N1 Grammar: とあって (to atte)

とあって (to atte)

Meaning: because of

How to use the:
Verb-casual + とあって
Noun + とあって
いadj + とあって
なadj + とあって

Explain:
Describe the situation because there are special circumstances

Example sentences:
1, 一年に一回のお祭りとあって、村の人は皆神社へ集まっていた。
Ichinen ni ikkai no omatsuri to atte, mura no hitohamina jinja e atsumatte ita.
The villagers gathered at the shrine because of the festival once a year.

2, 月曜日の昼とあって、映画館はがら空きでした。
getsuyoubi no hiru to atte, eigakan wa garaaki deshita.
Since it was Monday at noon, the cinema was virtually empty.

3, 大型の台風が接近しているとあった、どの家も対策におおわらわだ。
Ōgata no taifū ga sekkin shite iru to atta, dono-ka mo taisaku ni ōwarawada.
Because of the approaching typhoon, every home tries its best to deal

4, 名画が無料で見られとあった、席ははやばやと埋まってしまった。
Meiga ga muryō de mirare to atta, seki wa hayabaya to umatte shimatta.
Because it was free to watch a famous movie, the theater quickly ran out of space.

5, 久し振りの連休とあって、行楽地はどこも人でいっぱいだった。
hisashiburi no renkyuu to atte, kourakuchi wa doko mo hito de ippai datta.
Because of the first consecutive holidays in a long time, all tourist resorts were full of people.

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