N1 Lesson 1: 17/17
とは などとは

とは

that...
(surprised) that...
(never expected) that...
(shocked) that...


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Verb + (など) + とは
Noun + (だ/だった) + (など) + とは
い-Adj + (など) + とは
な-Adj + (だ/だった) + (など) + とは
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[Used to express the speaker's reaction to some unexpected event・emphasizes strong feelings like shock or surprise ]

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病(びょう)弱(じゃく)で内気(うちき)だった田中(たなか)さんがボクシングチャンピオンになるとは夢(ゆめ)にも思(おも)わなかったよ!
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I would never have even dreamed that sickly and reserved Tanaka-san would become a boxing champion.