JLPT N3 Grammar (koto ni natteiru)

Meaning

to be expected to; to be scheduled to; it has been decided as a rule that

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)
Verb (ない form)
ことになっている
ことになっています
Noun + という
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Learn Japanese grammar: (koto ni natteiru). Meaning: to be expected to; to be scheduled to; it has been decided as a rule that.

This is often used to explain set rules.

You can also use ことになっています (koto ni natteimasu) to be more formal.


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Example #1

このとしょかんではにしゅうかんまでほんがかりられることになっています。
kono toshokan dewa 2 shuukan made hon ga karirareru koto ni natte imasu.
At this library, you can borrow books for up to 2 weeks.
Example #2

にほんでは、くるまはひだりがわをはしることになっている。
nihon dewa, kuruma wa hidari gawa o hashiru koto ni natte iru.
In Japan, cars drive on the lest side of the road.
Example #3

じゅぎょうちゅうは、けいたいでんわをつかってはいけないことになっている。
juugyouchuu wa, keitai denwa o tsukattewa ikenai koto ni natte iru.
Cellphones are not allowed to be used during class.
Example #4

60てんいじょうがごうかくということになっている。
60 ten ijou ga goukaku toiu koto ni natte iru.
It has been decided that over 60 points is a passing score.
Example #5

このへやには、かんけいしゃいがいはいってはいけないことになっている。
kono heya niwa, kankeisha igai haitte wa ikenai koto ni natte iru.
Only authorized personnel are allowed to enter this room.
Example #6

もえるゴミは、まいしゅうげつようびともくようびにすてることになっています。
moeru gomi wa, maishuu no getsuyoubi to mokuyoubi ni suteru koto ni natte imasu.
Burnable garbage is to be thrown out every week on Mondays and Thursdays.
Example #7

このかいしゃでは、まいあさ、しごとのまえにラジオたいそうをすることになっている。
kono kaisha dewa, maiasa, shigoto no mae ni rajio taisou o suru koto ni natte iru.
At this company, it is to be expected that there will be "rajio taisou" (morning stretching) every morning before work.
Example #8

しけんようしはもちかえってはいけないことになっている。
shikenyoushi wa mochi kaettewa ikenai koto ni natte iru.
It has been decided that you cannot take your test papers home with you.
Example #9

やすむときはがっこうにれんらくしなければならないことになっています。
yasumu toki wa gakkou ni renraku shinakereba naranai koto ni natte imasu.
You must contact your school when you take a day off.
Example #10

JLPTN2は90てんいじょうがごうかくということになっている。
JLPT N2 wa 90 ten ijou ga goukaku to iu koto ni natte iru.
To pass the JLPT N2, you need a score of 90 or higher.

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