Learn JLPT N4 Grammar (made ni)


by; by the time; indicates time limit

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)までに

Learn Japanese grammar: (made ni). Meaning: by; by the time; indicates time limit.

  • (made ni) is used to indicate a time limit or deadline.
  • It is based off of the grammar
  • Be sure to see the related grammar for this lesson for similar ways to say the same thing.

Let’s look at some example sentences!

JLPT grammar までに (made ni)  - Learn Japanese

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

8 ji made ni kite kudasai.
Please come by no later than 8AM.
Example #2

itsu made ni hitsuyou desuka?
When do you need this by?
Example #3

kono hon, raishuu made ni kaishite kudasai ne.
Please return this book by next week.
Example #4

repooto wa kinyoubi made ni dashite kudasai.
Please have the report submitted by Friday.
Example #5

sanka shitai hito wa, ashita made ni renraku kudasai.
For anyone who wants to participate, please let us know by tomorrow.
Example #6

sore wa itsu made ni owarimasu ka?
When will that finish by?
Example #7

shinu made ni ichi do wa kaigai he itte mitai.
Before I die I want to try going abroad.
Example #8

taihan no nihonjin josei wa 30 sai ni naru made ni kekon shitai.
Most Japanese girls want to get married before turning 30.

Vocabulary List

来てくださいきてくださいplease come
来週らいしゅうnext week
返すかえすto return
出すだすto submit
終わるおわるto end; to finish
死ぬしぬto die
1度いちどone time
日本人女子にほんじんじょせいJapanese girls
さいyears old

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