Vocab Info

N1 Conjunction

なら

if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow

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    Examples

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      (むすめ):「お(とう)さん、新聞(しんぶん)ならここにあるよ!」

      Daughter: "Dad, the newspaper is here, if you're looking for it!" {if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow}

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      大人(おとな)()どもも(たの)しめるテーマパークならあそこに(かぎ)る。

      If it is a theme park where both adults and children can enjoy, then that place is the best. {if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow}

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      (ちち):「風邪(かぜ)なら今日(きょう)学校(がっこう)()かない(ほう)がいいんじゃない?」

      Father: "If you have a cold, isn't it better not to go to school today?" {if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow}

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      メール:「天気(てんき)(わる)くなるようなら、(くるま)(むか)えに()くから()っていてね。」

      Email: "If the weather gets bad, I'll come pick you up in the car, so please wait." {if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow}

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      (はは):「幼稚園(ようちえん)()きたくないの?なら、()めよう。無理(むり)しなくていいのよ。」

      Mother: "Don't you want to go to kindergarten? If that's the case, let's stop. You don't have to force yourself." {if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that, as for, on the topic of, if that's the case, if so, that being the case, if possible, if circumstances allow}

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