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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 思い込む (omoikomu)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 思い込む (omoikomu)

Kana: おもいこむ
Kanji: 思い込む
Romaji: omoikomu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to be under impression that, to be convinced that, to imagine that, to set one’s heart on, to be bent on
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

まるで戦争など起きていないと思い込もうとしているかのよう。
marude sensou nado okite inai to omoikomou to shite iru ka no you.
It was almost as if he were trying to believe there wasn’t any war.

仕官のなかにはイギリス軍旅団が救出に到着しつつあるとしばらくの間、思い込んだ者もいた。
shikan no naka ni wa igirisu gun ryodan ga kyuushutsu ni touchaku shitsutsu aru to shibaraku no aida, omoikonda mono mo ita.
Some of the officers thought for a moment that a British brigade was arriving to help them out.

人間は、自分の生きている時代に起きていることこそ重要だと思い込みがちだ。
ningen wa, jibun no ikite iru jidai ni okite iru koto koso juuyou da to omoikomigachi da.
We always tend to feel that when we are alive something really major is happening.

彼の行き先は極秘にされていたので、国内でも海外でも彼と一日中ともに働く私の外遊チームのメンバーは、彼の家族に何か緊急事態が起きたと思い込み、彼の身を心配した。
kare no ikisaki wa gokuhi ni sarete ita node, kokunai demo kaigai demo kare to ichinichijuu tomo ni hataraku watashi no gaiyuu chiimu no menbaa wa, kare no kazoku ni nanika kinkyuu jitai ga okita to omoikomi, kare no mi o shinpai shita.
His destination was such a closely held secret that other members of my traveling team, colleagues who worked with him around the clock both at home and on the road, assumed that he had a family emergency of some kind and were worried about him.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 深信 (shēnxìn)
Korean: 단단히 마음먹다 (dandanhi ma-eummeogda)

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