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今更, 今さら, いまさら

  • imasara
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • now (after such a long time)
  • at this late hour (i.e. it is too late for something)

Examples of 今更,今さら,いまさら in a Sentence

いまさら後悔して無駄
It's no use regretting it now.
It is no use blaming him for the accident now.
今さら騒いでどうにならないよ。後の祭りよ。
Yelling about it won't help now. You should have done that when it counted.
経験あるののほうないより役に立つのはいまさら言うまでない
It is needless to say that an experienced person will do better than someone without experience.
How long are you going to keep whimpering about that? You can't change the past.
今更悔やんで後の祭り
It is too late to repent.
今更そんなこと言ったにゃ、火に油注ぐことになるよ。
For you to come out and say that kind of thing now would just be pouring oil on the fire.
Don't tell me you're going to back out after all the plans we've made.
いまさら遅いよ。
It's too late now.
いまさら嘆いて、それこそ後の祭よ。
You can regret it all you want, but it won't do you any good now.

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