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N2 Lesson 1: 5/21

だけに
as might be expected, because, all the more because, it's only natural

Structure
Verb + だけ
[い]Adjective + だけ
[な]Adjective + + だけ
Noun + だけ
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  • [AだけにB - B as might be expected from A / B is a natural consequence of A (A/B can be negative)・B is a noteworthy/positive result of A・all the more B (on the contrary to) A]
  • [Often used with さすがに (only positive!), やはり or written as だけにかえって for emphasis]
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この車(くるま)は最新(さいしん)だけ椅子(いす)のヒーターもあります
This is a brand new car and as one might expect, it comes with heated seats.
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年(とし)を取(と)っているだけ、出来(でき)なくなったことが多(おお)い
As one might expect with aging, there are a lot of things you can no longer do.
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彼(かれ)は経験(けいけん)が長(なが)いだけ自信(じしん)を持(も)って演説(えんぜつ)ができた。
As one might expect from his extensive experience, he confidently gave the speech.
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