おまけに To make matters worse…

おまけに

To make matters worse…



The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate
| A = Advanced

おまけに
omake ni

To make matters worse…


According to my dictionary the kanji would be:

o added before something to make it honorific (here used sarcastically of course!)

make(ru) to lose, defeat, to bear (a burden)



御菓子 o ka shi – candy (also always written in hiragana) [B]

御願いします o negai shimasu – please do this… (I have) a favor to ask [B]
御客様 o kyaku sama – customer [B]
勝負 shou bu – match, game, contest [I]

Wilber awoke to…


SUGGESTED USAGE:

しわだ。おまけに、初白髪を発見して しまいました。
shiwa da. omake ni, hatsu shiraga o hakken shite shimaimashita.

A wrinkle. To make matters worse, (he) discovered (his) first silver hair.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

しわ shiwa – wrinkle

da – simple past (of desu)

hatsu – the first…
白髪 shiraga – gray / white hair
発見 hakken – discover, discovery

しまいました shimaimashita – past tense of shimau (meaning ‘to finish’) shimau also is used to show regret at what has occurred (and finished).


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