Definition of こそ

こそkoso

particle:

  • for sure (emphasize preceding word)

Example Sentences

あのanoかりんkarinさんsan・・・、そろそろsorosoroお開きにしませんohirakinishimasenka?」「駄目dame勝ち逃げkachinige禁止kinshi今度kondoこそkosoボクBOKUga勝つkatsuno!」
"Er, Karin ..., shouldn't we call it a night soon?" "No! No quitting while ahead! Next time I'll win for sure!"
このkonoメルマガMERUMAGAha昨今sakkonno語学gogaku産業界sangyoukaino甘言kangenni躍らされるodorasareruことなくkotonaku文法解釈bunpoukaishakutoいうiu古典的kotenteki学習gakushuuhouこそkoso王道oudouto信じてshinjite疑わないutagawanaihounoためtamenoメルマガMERUMAGAですdesu
This e-zine is for those who, unswayed by the cajolery of the modern language industry, firmly trust that the traditional learning method of grammatical analysis is the way to go.
おはようohayou今日kyouha早いhayaine」「アナタANATAこそkosoまだmadaぐうすかguusuka寝てるneteruto思ってたomottetaのにnoni
"Morning. You're early today." "You too. I thought you'd still be dead to the world."
手を付けずtewotsukezuダラダラDARADARAしているshiteiruくせにkuseni、「uへーhee今度kondoこそkoso間に合わないmaniawanaiかもkamo!?」tokokorohaビクビクBIKUBIKUしているshiteiru
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
そっちsotchiこそkosoギックリ腰GIKKURIkoshide立てなくtatenakuなってnattemoおいてoite帰りますkaerimasuwayo
You worry about yourself. If you put your back out and can't stand we'll go home without you!

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