さえ, すら

  • sae,sura

Definition of さえ,すら

particle

  • even
  • if only
  • if just
  • as long as
  • the only thing needed

Examples of さえ,すら in a Sentence

やみさえすればいいのになあ。
If only it would stop raining!
There is also one type of idealism that says even without strength or intelligence you can do anything if you can merely persist.
Even three centuries ago, most Western Europeans still used their fingers.
5月さえとても寒い
It's even very cold in May.
You are free to go anytime, as long as you get back by five.
あなたが汚さえなければ持っているどんなでもてあげますよ。
I will lend you any book that I have, so long as you keep it clean.
あなたさえよければかまいませんよ。
It's OK with me if it's OK with you.
あなたは言われた通りさえすればいい
You have only to do as you were told.
あなたの欠点さえのあなたに対する尊敬気持ち減じない友情においてはこれが大切なことす。
Even your faults do not lessen my respect for you, and in friendship this is what counts.
あなたは、参加したいかどうか尋ねさえすればいい
You have only to ask him if he'd like to join us.
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