Noun + 次第 + だ
Noun + 次第で
- 夢をかなえられるかどうかは君の努力次第だ。Being able to make your dream come true or not depends on you.
- 第一希望の大学へ入れるかは、試験の結果次第だ。Whether I can go to the college of my first choice or not, depends on my test results.
- 内装工事の完成日次第で、鍵の引き渡し日が変わる可能性があります。Depending on the completion date of the interior construction, the date for handing over the key may change.
- 値段次第で、ナビを付けるか付けないかを決めます。Depending on the price, I will decide on whether I want to install a navigation system or not.
Success depends mostly on effort.
Depending on the weather, we will decide on a daytrip or staying overnight.
Wine's astringency depends on its concentration.
Depending on the idea, a considerable difference in sales will show up.
Depending on the results, you will need to be checked again using a different test.
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次第だ・次第で – Grammar Discussion
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I just encountered the following example:
How difficult child raising becomes depends on how much cooperation your husband and family give you.
Given that 次第 is a noun suffix, I’m trying to understand how this sentence is grammatical. Does か act as a nominalizer here?
か in here marks an embedded question and in some aspects, you can think of it as a noun phrase. Notice that particle 「は」also follows 「か」in
This phenomenon is fairly common, for example in English you can also use quotations like nouns in some cases like:
His “you are doing it wrong” is always pissing me off.
OK, I see. Yeah, it does make sense now that you put it that way. I think I was interpretting the
Noun + 次第だstructure too strictly. So 次第 can also be used with noun phrases. That’s good to know. Thanks!
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