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Grammar detail: こんな, そんな & あんな

こんな, そんな & あんな - such
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こんな, そんな and あんな are all used to mean 'such ~' (such a thing, such a situation etc). They are used instead of the usual particles この (this), その (that with a specific target), あの (that with no specific target). They are followed directly by a noun or an adjective:
こんな
おとこ
しんらい
信頼
できない
Such a man cannot be relied upon.
こんなわずか
しゅうにゅう
収入
とてもやっていけない
I can't get by on such a small income.
In some cases the English 'this' (or 'that') might be an acceptable translation, but only in situations where 'this kind of thing' is implied:
こんなこと
ゆる
されない

This is totally unacceptable.
When the particle is used with an adverb, に is added:
きみ
こんなに
はや
くる
おも
わなかった

I didn't expect you to get here so soon.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ダン   ナン   おとこ male, man   
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シン    trust, faith   
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ライ   たよ to rely (on)   たのもしい reliable   たの to ask(for), entrust   
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シュウ   おさめる to supply; to pay; to achieve; to obtain   
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ニュウ   い to enter   はい to enter   いれる to put in   
キョ   ゆる to permit, allow, forgive   
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クン   きみ you   
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ソウ   サッ   early; fast   はや early   はやまる be hasty   はやめる to expedite, to hasten   
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シ   おも to think   
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