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〜みたいに/みたいな/みたいだ

Usage 1:

Dictionary Form of Verb + みたいだ
Noun + みたいだ


Meaning of Usage 1:

It seems that…(Subjective Judgement,often used in oral Japanese)

Examples of Usage 1:

だれ部屋へやにいるみたいだ
It seems that someone is in the room.

かれ学生がくせいみたいだ
It seems that he is a student.

きんちょうしてるみたいだね。
You seem to be nervous.

すごくつかれてるみたいだね。
You seem very tired.

あっちにエレベーターがあるみたいだよ。
It seems that there’s an elevator over there.

Usage 2:

Noun + 〜みたいに/みたいな/みたいだ


Meaning of Usage 2:

just like …(analogy)

Examples of Usage 2:

あのくもはウサギみたいだ
The cloud is just like a rabbit.

彼女かのじょはネコみたいだ
She is just like a cat.

とうさんのほしみたいだ
Mr. Sato’s eyes are just like stars.

このねこはまるでとらみたいです
This cat is just like a tiger.

彼女かのじょかおあかくて、まるでりんごみたいだ
Her face is very red, just like an apple.

Usage 3:

Noun + 〜みたいに/みたいな


Meaning of Usage 3:

like …(as an example)

Examples of Usage 3:

わたしかれみたいなひとになりたいです。
I want to be a person like him.

トムみたいなひとだいきらい。
I hate people like Tom.

おれみたいな大人おとなにはなるなよ。
Don’t grow up to be like me.

これ、おちゃみたいなあじがする。
This tastes like tea.

ぼくはトムみたいな人間にんげんではない。
I’m not like Tom.
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2 thoughts on “〜みたいに/みたいな/みたいだ

  1. When can i use みたいに for USAGE 3? Is it when the following word is adjective or verb?

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      みたいに+Verb
      みたいな+Noun

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