Grammar Info
N3 Lesson 3: 6/23

と言(い)っても
Although ~ might say that ~

Structure
Verb + 言っても
[い]Adjective + 言っても
[な]Adjective + () + 言っても
Noun + () + 言っても
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  • [Aと言ってもB - although someone might say/said A (not the whole picture), it is B to be clear]
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今日(きょう)忙(いそが)しいといっても昨日(きのう)ほどじゃない。
Although I say I’m busy today, it’s not as bad as it was yesterday.
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新(あたら)しい車(くるま)がほしいといっても買(か)う必要(ひつよう)がない。
Although I say I want a new car, there is no need to buy one.
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みんなが簡単(かんたん)だといっても私(わたし)には難(むずか)しいです。
Although everyone might say it is easy, I think it is hard.
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Tobira
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[AIAIJ] An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese
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