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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: やがて (yagate)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N2 Flashcard

Meaning: before long; soon; almost; eventually

Formation:

やがて + phrase

Example sentences:

やがて別れがくるのだから、それまで仲良く暮らそう。
yagate wakare ga kuru no dakara, sore made nakayoku kurasou.
Since we’ll eventually part ways anyway, let’s live together peacefully.


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彼女が写真を一瞬睨みつけたが、やがて勢いよく立ち上がった。
kanojo ga shashin o isshun niramitsuketa ga, yagate ikioi yoku tachiagatta.
She glared for a moment at the pictures then leapt to her feet.

誰も動かなかった。やがて何人かが悲鳴を上げた。
daremo ugokanakatta. yagate nannin ka ga himei o ageta.
Nobody moved. Then several people screamed.

彼は一瞬ちょっと不安そうな顔をしたが、やがて口を開いた。「後で食べるよ。」
kare wa isshun chotto fuan sou na kao o shita ga, yagate kuchi o hiraita.
He looked slightly disconcerted for a moment, then said, “I’ll eat later.”

彼が群れの中から息を切らして現れた。
kare ga mure no naka kara iki o kirashite arawareta.
Seconds later he emerged panting from the crowd.


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