JLPT N1 Grammar (houdai)


doing as one pleases; to one's heart's content; leaving uncontrolled

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Learn Japanese grammar: 【ほうだい】(houdai). Meaning: doing as one pleases; to one’s heart’s content; leaving uncontrolled.

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Example #1

yakiniku tabehoudai otona hitori 2,500 en.
All-you-can-eat BBQ for one adult is 2,500 yen.
Example #2

kono geemu o tsukai houdai ni shimasu.
I will play this game as much as I want.
Example #3

higoro no fuman o iitai houdai ittara, kibun ga sukkiri shita.
I felt refreshed after saying all I wanted to say.
Example #4

boku no ie e kureba hon wa yomi houdai da.
You can read as many books as you want when you come to my house.
Example #5

kodomo ni wa jibun no sukina you ni yaritai houdai sasete okeba ii.
Let the kids do whatever they want.
Example #6

sono ie wa nagai aida teire sarete inakatta node, are houdai datta.
That house hasn't been touched for a long time, so it's really dirty.
Example #7

saikin no musuko tokitara, kami mo hige mo nobi houdai de, musa kurushii to ittaranai.
My son's beard has grown long lately, he looks really messy.

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