JLPT N2 Grammar (yagate)

Meaning

before long; soon; almost; eventually

How to use

やがてphrase

Learn Japanese grammar: (yagate). Meaning: before long; soon; almost; eventually.

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Example #1

やがてまっくらになった。
yagate makkura ni natta.
It soon became completely dark.
Example #2

やがてかんがえがまとまってきた。
yagate kangae ga matomatte kita.
My ideas finally began to take shape.
Example #3

そらはくもってきた。やがてあめになるかもしれない。
sora wa kumotte kita. yagate ame ni naru kamo shirenai.
The sky is starting to get cloudy. It might start raining soon.
Example #4

やがてうちのちかくのこうえんはさくらがさきます。
yagate uchi no chikaku no kouen wa sakura ga sakimasu.
Before long, the cherry blossoms will be blooming in the park near our house.
Example #5

かれがおやとけんかしていえをでてからやがてさんねんになる。
kare ga oya to kenka shite ie o dete kara yagate sannen ni naru.
It will soon be 3 years since he left home after fighting with his parents.
Example #6

やがて、かれらはきびしいげんじつをうけいれるようになった。
yagate, karera wa kibishii genjitsu o ukeireru youni natta.
In time they came to accept the harsh reality.
Example #7

かれはくるとちゅうですから、やがてとうちゃくするでしょう。
kare wa kuru tochuu desu kara, yagate touchaku suru deshou.
He is on his way and will arrive soon.
Example #8

ちちのびょうきはとてもよくなったから、やがてたいいんできるだろう。
chichi no byouki wa totemo yoku natta kara, yagate taiin dekiru darou.
My father's illness has become much better, so it likely won't be long before he can leave the hospital.

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