amari / takusan

lucvileyn

lucvileyn

amari arimasen takusan arimasen what's the exact difference between those two? are these sentences correct? That car is very expensive - Sono kuruma wa totemo takai desu. I write letter very often - Tegami o yoku kakimasu I seldom drink coffee - Ko-Hi- wa amari nomimasen I don’t smoke cigarette at all - zenzen sumimasen domo arigato
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

Konnichiwa Luc-san, All your sentences are correct except for the last one - "to smoke" is SUU > "I smoke" is SUIMASU while "I don't smoke" would be SUIMASEN. So, your sentence for "I don't smoke cigarette at all" would be "ZENZEN SUIMASEN" - just a minor error, but good job on your other sentences. Now, onto your question about the difference between AMARI ARIMASEN and TAKUSAN ARIMASEN AMARI ARIMASEN means "I don't have much" but implies that you have near to nothing while TAKUSAN ARIMASEN also means "I don't have much" but here, it implies you do have some - but not much. Hope that helps. Sayaka ;)

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