Grammar Info
N2 Lesson 8: 18/24

~てでも
even if I have to, by all/any means, no matter what

Often used in manga

Structure
Verb[て]+ でも
Details
Register Casual
使用域 タメ語
Information
  • [Used to express a great will to do something, by means that are normally unthinkable]
  • [Often used with words/phrases like たい、ほしい、verb[よ(う)]と思う, etc.]
Slow Male
Hide All
Hide Japanese
Hide English
手間(てま)と時間(じかん)をかけでも日本語(にほんご)がぺらぺらになりたい。
Even if I have to spend time and effort, I want to become fluent in Japanese.
Play  
くたくたに疲(つか)れてるけど、失神(しっしん)しでも最後(さいご)までこの試合(しあい)をやりぬく。
I am exhausted, but even if I faint, by any means, I will play this match till the end.
Play  
未払(みばら)い残業(ざんぎょう)しでもこの会社(かいしゃ)に働(はたら)こうと思(おも)う
Even if I have to work unpaid overtime, I am going to work for this company.
Play  
Online
Books
完全マスター N2
Page 97-6