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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: いわゆる (iwayuru)

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Meaning: so-called, so to speak

Formation:

いわゆる + Noun

Example sentences:

でも、あの人もいわゆるまともなくちじゃないだろう?
demo, ano hito mo iwayuru matomo nakuchi janai darou.
That person’s not what you’d call normal though, is he?

野菜やポテトはいわゆる健康食品だ。
yasai ya poteto wa iwayuru kenkou shokuhin da.
Vegetables or potatos are so-called healthy foods.

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