JLPT N1 Grammar (hame ni naru)

Meaning

to get stuck with; to end up with (something unpleasant)

How to use

Verb (dictionary)羽目になる
ハメになる

Learn Japanese grammar: 【はめになる】(hame ni naru). Meaning: to get stuck with (some job); to end up with (something unpleasant).

May also be written as ハメになる, as well as use other verb tenses 羽目になった (hame ni natta).

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Example #1

わたしはあるくときにころんで、にゅういんするはめになった。
watashi wa aruku toki ni koronde, nyuuin suru hame ni natta.
I fell while walking and ended up being hospitalized.
Example #2

じゅぎょうをサボりすぎたので、試しけんまえはてつやするはめになりそうだ。
jugyou o sabori sugita node, shiken mae wa tetsuya suru hame ni nari sou da.
Because I skipped class too much, It looks like I will end up staying up all night the day before the exam.
Example #3

いそいでいえをとびだして、かさをわすれたので、けっきょくもどるはめになった。
isoide ie o tobidashite, kasa o wasureta node, kekkyoku modoru hame ni natta.
I hurried out of the house and forgot my umbrella, so I ended up having to go back to get it.
Example #4

ふゆにあたたかいかっこうをしないと,ひどいかぜをひくはめになる。
fuyu ni attakai kakkou o shinai to, hidoi kaze o hiku hame ni naru.
If you don't dress warmly in winter, you will end up catching a bad cold.
Example #5

うっかりしてデータをけしてしまったので、もういちどにゅうりょくするはめになった。
ukkari shite deeta o keshite shimatta node, mou ichido nyuuryoku suru hame ni natta.
I accidentally deleted the data so I had to input it all in again.
Example #6

もしこんなことをつづけていたら、かれはけいむしょにはいるはめになるぞ。
moshi konna koto o tsudzukete itara, kare wa keimusho ni hairu hame ni naru zo.
If he keeps continuing like this, he's going to end up in jail.
Example #7

そんなうんてんをするといつかじこがおこるはめになるだろう。
sonna unten o suru to itsuka jiko ga okoru hame ni naru darou.
If you drive like that, you will end up in an accident someday.

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