Learn JLPT N4 Grammar (mitai ni)

How to use

Verb (casual)みたいに + Verb / Adjective
Noun

Learn Japanese grammar: (mitai ni). Meaning: like, similar to.

子どもみたいに遊んだ。

kodomo mitai ni asonda.

I played like a kid.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

わたしはおかあさんみたいになりたい。
watashi wa okaasan mitai ni naritai.
I want to become like my mother.
Example #2

あなたみたいにうつくしいひとははじめてだ。
anata mitai ni utsukushii hito wa hajimete da.
I've never seen anyone as beautiful as you.
Example #3

かのじょのこころはこおりみたいにつめたい。
kanojo no kokoro wa koori mitai ni tsumetai.
Her heart is as cold as ice.
Example #4

バカみたいにみえるのはわかってる。
baka mitai ni mieru no wa wakatteru.
I know I must look like an idiot.
Example #5

こおりみたいにつめたくしないでくれよ。
koori mitai ni tsumetaku shinaide kure yo.
Don't be so cold (like ice).
Example #6

わたしはぜったいかれらみたいになりたくない。
watashi wa zettai karera mitai ni naritakunai.
I never want to become like them.

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