Japanese/Grammar/~あげく(に)

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Forms[edit]

    • vた+あげく
    • nの+あげく
  1. 挙句 can be used after the plain past tense of a clause, indicating that the remainder of the sentence has taken place after that clause has been completed, emphasizing how long the event described by the clause took to be accomplished.
    • 散々考えた挙げ句、その計画を実行にうつした。
      Finally, after thinking long and hard, I put the plan into effect.
    • 彼女はいろいろと悩んだあげく、結婚をやめてしまった。
      After thinking for a long time, she canceled the wedding.

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