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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 間に合う (maniau)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 間に合う (maniau)

Kana: まにあう
Kanji: 間に合う
Romaji: maniau

Type: Verb
Meaning: to be in time for, to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

だめだ。とても間に合わない。
dame da. totemo maniawanai.
This is bad. I’m not gonna make it in time.

戦闘には間に合わず、唯一目にしたのは戦争が残した破壊の傷跡だった。
sentou ni wa maniawazu, yuiitsu me ni shita no wa sensou ga nokoshita hakai no kizuato datta.
I arrived in that war too late to see combat, only the devastation it had wrought.

コミュニケは担当者たちが前の晩に起草し、翌朝の討議に間に合わせるようになっていた。
komyunike wa tantoushatachi ga mae no ban ni kisou shi, yokuasa no tougi ni maniawaseru you ni natte ita.
The communiqué is always drafted by officials overnight, ready for discussion the following morning.

その結果、われわれの望んでいたより大きな改革は、その冬に起こるかもしれないストライキには、間に合いそうもなかった。
sono kekka, wareware no nozonde ita yori ooki na kaikaku wa, sono fuyu ni okoru kamoshirenai sutoraiki ni wa, maniaisou mo nakatta.
As a result, the larger changes we wanted would not be in place in time for strikes which might occur that winter.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 来得及 (láidejí)
Korean: 시간에 대다 (sigan-e daeda)

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