Contradicting with 〜つつ(も)


つつ(も) is used when one feels a certain way, yet acts in a way that is in contradiction.

The clause before つつ(も) expresses the feeling, and the portion after つつ(も) is the actual action.

The feeling portion often uses a verb such as:

  • (おも)
  • ()
  • ()になる
  • ()にする
  • (かん)じる
  • ()

Examples of 〜つつも

Further Reading