Japanese Power Level Test – Round 6 — 8 Comments

  1. 友達が三人しかいないけど寂しいです

    Can this also be considered correct? I remember seeing somewhere that が and けど don’t always express a contradiction.

        • It’s a bit of a detailed topic, so you are probably better off checking out a website article that goes into detail on the more nuanced uses of kedo and ga (I don’t know any specific pages off hand). While it has these other uses, here it sounds awkward and wouldn’t work.

          • Understood. Thanks for your attention. I heard an explanation about this example from a native speaker, and I think I got why it wouldn’t work here. But, yes, I will look it up in more detail. Thanks again!

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