JLPT N2 Grammar (kara miru to)

Meaning

from the point of view of; by the look of; judging from

How to use

Nounから見ると
から見れば
から見て

Learn Japanese grammar: 【からみると】(kara miru to). Meaning: from the point of view of; by the look of; judging from.

Can also be used with から見れば (kara mireba) and から見て (kara mite).

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Example #1

むしきらいなわたしからみると、ゴキブリをてでつかむなんてありえない。
mushi kirai na watashi kara miru to, gokiburi o te de tsukamu nante arienai.
For someone who hates bugs like me, catching cockroaches by hand is unthinkable.
Example #2

きんちょうしているようすからみて、かれらはしんにゅうしゃいんだろう。
kinchou shite iru yousu kara mite, karera wa shinnyuu shain darou.
Judjing from their nervious appearance, they must be new to the company.
Example #3

せんもんかからみれば、まちがったダイエットをしているひとがおおいようだ。
senmonka kara mireba, machigatta daietto o shite iru hito ga ooi you da.
From the point of view of a specialist, many people have a flawed diet.
Example #4

にほんのしゅうかんには、がいこくじんからみるとみょうなものもあるだろう。
nihon no shunkan niwa, gaikokujin kara miru to myou na mono mo aru darou.
There may be some Japanese customs that seem strange from a foreigner’s perspective.
Example #5

むかしのひとからみると、げんだいじんのせいかつのリズムははやすぎるかもしれない。
mukashi no hito kara miru to, gendaijin no seikatsu no rizumu wa hayasugiru kamo shirenai.
From the point of view of people from the past, the rhythm of life for people nowadays may be too fast.
Example #6

あのようすからみて、かれはさくばんのみすぎたようだ。
ano yousu kara mite, kare wa sakuban nomisugita you da.
By the looks of him, it seems that he drank a bit too much last night.
Example #7

ゴルフをしないものからみると、なにがおもしろいのかりかいできない。
gorufu o shinai monokara miru to, nani ga omoshiroi noka rikai dekinai.
From the perspective of someone who doesn't play golf, I can't understand what is interesting about it.

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