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N1 Lesson 9: 10/17
とは言うものの とはいうものの Although, But, Although I say, Although it is said, Having said that
Structure
Verb + 言うものの + Phrase
[い]Adjective + 言うものの + Phrase
[な]Adjective + ()+ 言うものの + Phrase
Noun + ()+ 言うものの + Phrase
Phrase (A)。言うものの + Phrase (B)
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使用域 タメ語
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  • (A) とはとは言うものの (B) is an expression used when the speaker/writer acknowledges (A) as a fact, or that (A) is widely considered to be a fact. However, despite one’s expectations, (B) is the case. It is also used when (A), while true, is insufficient, and additional details from (B) are needed to paint the whole picture. Unlike ものの by itself, this expression can be used at the beginning of a sentence.
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数学(すうがく)は時間(じかん)の無駄(むだ)だとは言(い)うものの、やはり基本(きほん)を知(し)る価値(かち)だってある
Although it is said that math is a waste of time, actually, learning the basics still has its value.
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