つつも (tsutsu mo)
Meaning: In spite of ; Whatever is ~
How to use the: Vます + つつも
How to show the opposite. Usually the mood of regret, regret of the speaker is like: Although I know ….. but …, or even knowing it’s not good but still …. The subject of the front and the back is the same.
Kare wa, shitsū ni nayamasa retsutsu mo, hashiri tsudzuketa.
Despite suffering from a toothache, but his kept next running
`Kenkō no tame ni hataraki dzugihayokunainoyo’ to iitsutsu mo, kanojo wa kesshite kyūka o torana onoda.
Her mouth said that working too much would be bad for her health, but she still refused to ask for permission.
Isha ni ikanakereba to omoitsutsu mo, isogashi-sa ni magirete wasurete shimatta.
I thought I had to go to the doctor, but because I was too busy, I forgot
When the speaker is in a reflective mood, regrets, confesses Used in writing and serious speech