JLPT N3 Grammar (maru de)

Meaning

as if; as though; just like ~

How to use

まるでVerb (casual form) + よう
Noun + のよう
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Learn Japanese grammar: (maru de). Meaning: as if; as though; just like ~.


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Example #1

ごうかくした!まるでゆめのようだ。
goukaku shita! marude yume no you da.
I passed! It’s like a dream!
Example #2

すごい!まるでまほうのようだ!
sugoi! maru de mayou no you da!
Amazing! It's just like magic!
Example #3

あのおんなのひとは、うつくしくて、やさしくて、まるでてんしのようだ。
ano onna no hito wa, utsukushikute, yasashikute, marude tenshi no you da.
That lady is beautiful and kind like an angel.
Example #4

かれのにほんごはまるでにほんじんがはなしているようにきこえる。
kare no nihongo wa marude nihonjin ga hanashite iru you ni kikoeru.
His Japanese is so natural that he sounds like a native speaker.
Example #5

さいきんできたロボットは、まるでほんもののにんげんのようにうごきます。
saikin dekita robotto wa, marude honmono no ningen no youni ugoki masu.
Recently made robots move just like real humans.
Example #6

あのふたりはまるできょうだいのようによくにている。
ano futari wa marude kyoudai no youni yoku niteiru.
Those two look so much alike that they could be twins.
Example #7

このみずうみはみずがきれいで、まるでとうめいなガラスのようだ。
kono mizuumi wa mizu ga kirei de, marude toumei na garasu no you da.
This lake’s water is so pure that it looks like transparent glass.
Example #8

こわれたくるまをしゅうりしてもらったら、まるでしんしゃのようになりました。
kowareta kuruma o shuuri shite morattara, marude shinsha no youni narimashita.
I fixed my broken car, and now it's as if it's brand new.

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