JLPT N3 Grammar (toori ni)


in the same way as; in the way; as ~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)とおりに
Verb (casual past)
toori ni とおりに jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (toori ni). Meaning: in the same way as; in the way; as ~.

This grammar is similar to the vocabulary word, 通り【とおり】(toori), which means street.

This is generally written in hiragana, and can be translated similarly to:

  • Just as [A], [B]~.
  • As described by [A], [B]~.

The final に is optional, and may be removed in some cases.

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Example #1

kare wa iwareta toori ni shita.
He did as he was told.
Example #2

kare wa jikan doori ni yatte kita.
He arrived on time.
Example #3

subete wa sukejuuru doori ni susundeiru.
Everything is going according to schedule.
Example #4

jaa, sensei ga kaku toori ni, isshoni kanji o kaite kudasai.
Let's get started, please write the kanji character together as the teacher draws it.
Example #5

sensei ga itta toori, shiken ga muzukashikatta.
The exam was difficult, just as the teacher said it would be.
Example #6

tenki ga harette kita. yohou doori da.
The weather started to clear up. The weather forecast was right.
Example #7

nanimo kamo, watashi no negatta toori ni narimashita.
Everything turned out as I had hoped.
Example #8

ten'in san ga kaite kureta chizu no toori ni kita ga, michi ni mayotta.
I followed the map that the employee drew for me, but ended up getting lost.
Example #9

yamada san no itta toori ni, kinou no yoru, machi de wa matsuri ga arimashita.
Just as Mr. Yamada said, last night there was a festival in town.

Vocabulary List

試験しけんtest; exam
同じおなじsame; identical
晴れるはれるto clear up
迷ったまよったto be lost

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