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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: 案の定 (an no jou)

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Meaning: just as one thought; sure enough

Formation:

案の定 + phrase

Example sentences:

案の定、筆記試験は難しかった。
an no jou, hikki shiken wa muzukashikatta.
Just as I thought, the written exam was difficult.

あの堤防は、案の定今回の台風で決壊してしまった。
ano teibou wa, an no jou konkai no taifuu de kekkai shite shimatta.
Just as we thought, that embankment collapsed because of the typhoon.

案の定、山田さんだった。
an no jou, yamada san datta.
Just as I thought, it was Yamada.

彼女は車庫へと駆け出した。案の定、父の車はなかった。
kannojo wa shako eto kakedashita. an no jou, chichi no kuruma wa nakatta.
She ran out to the garage. Sure enough, her father’s car was gone.

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