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kuseni

〜くせに

meaning
• in spite of, although (a feeling of blame or criticism)
• 可是却…, 尽管…, 偏偏…

notes
• 前项为确定事实,后项带有对别人责怪,责难,不满的语气,比『〜のに』更强
• construction:『verb/i-adjective』+『くせに
• construction:『noun 』+『』+『くせに
• construction:『na-adjective 』+『』+『くせに

examples
1. 知っているくせに、教えてくれない。。 (= 知っているのに)
2. 元気なくせに、病気のふりをしている。 (身体很好,却装病。)
3. 彼女はまだ学生のくせに高いマンションんい住んでいる。 (Although she is still a student, she lives in an expensive condominium.)
4. 弱虫のくせに四つ目垣を乗り越えて栗を盗みに来る。 (In spite of being a coward, he used to climb over the fence and steal the chestnuts.)

extra words
垣 (かき) = fence

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