JLPT N2 Grammar Quiz「金曜日なのに早く帰れる(ところが/どころか)夜まで仕事したよ」



金曜日なのに、早く帰れる(ところが/どころか) 夜まで仕事したよ。

きんようびなのに、はやくかえれる(ところが/どころか) よるまでしごとしたよ。

Even though it was Friday, instead of going home early, I was working late.


ところが vs どころか

Which one is correct?



金曜日なのに、早く帰れる(どころか) 夜まで仕事したよ。

きんようびなのに、はやくかえれる(どころか) よるまでしごとしたよ。




far from, anything but, let alone




But, However






A: How have you been?

B: Instead of being fine, he was in the hospital.



It’s December, but instead of being cold, I can wear a T-shirt.



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