New N1 Grammar

N1 Lesson L4

どうにも - cannot, there is no way one can, nothing one can do, cannot possibly not by any means, cannot do no matter how hard one tries, nothing will come out, it is meaningless to
ことだし - (and) so, because, since

N1 Lesson L5

ぐるみで - whole, -wide, across the, entire, all of, with … altogether
そばから - as soon as, right after, even if … still

We plan to continue to periodically add a mix of lower level grammar and a few less common upper level grammar points that were either missed or were deemed lower priority. Happy studying!