Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT N4 course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?
My brother plays games all day every day.
だけ means “and nothing else”, it does not suggest there is too much of anything.
ばかり emphasizes a large amount of something. Often it has a negative nuance to it meaning. In that situation, the action or thing is beyond what the speaker would prefer.
He really only plays the game. He doesn’t eat, go to the bathroom, or even sleep.
He plays the game too much. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t do other things.
I hope my explanation helps you. 😊
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