N4 Grammar Course

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N4 Grammar Course

〜ように/ような/ようだ

In this lesson, I will teach you how to use the grammar rule 〜ように/ような/ようだ.


Usage 1:

Noun + の + ように/ような

Meaning of Usage 1:

like…


Examples of Usage 1:

Below are some example sentences to help you learn the Usage 1 of this grammar rule.

かれどもようわらっています。
He is laughing like a kid.
 
わたしあなたようなひとなりたいです。
I want to become a man like you.

Usage 2:

Dictionary Form of Verb + ようだ
Past Tense Form of Verb + ようだ
イ-Adjective + ようだ
ナ-Adjective + な + ようだ

Meaning of Usage 2:

It seems that…


Examples of Usage 2:

Below are some example sentences to help you learn the Usage 2 of this grammar rule.

かれなに問題もんだいあるようです。
It seems that he has some problems.
 
かれ成功せいこうしたようです。
It seems that he is successful.
 
そとさむいようです。
It seems that it is cold outside.
 
このネックレス彼女かのじょにとって大切たいせつなようです。
It seems that this necklace is important to her.
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