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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: というところだ (to iu tokoro da)

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Meaning: approximately; about

Formation:

Noun + というところだ/といったところだ

Example sentences:

平均睡眠時間は8時間といったところだ。
The average sleeping hours is about 8 hours.
heikin suimin jikan wa hachi jikan to itta tokoro da.

 

パーティーの参加者は、70人から80人といったところでしょう。
We’ll have about 70 to 80 people coming to the party.
paatii no sankasha wa, nanajuu nin kara hachijuu nin to itta tokoro deshou.

 

「毎日ここに行くの?」「毎日というわけではない。一周に、一回か二回というところだ。」
“Do you come here every day?” “Not every day. I come here once or twice or week.
mainichi koko ni iku no. mainichi to iu wake dewa nai. isshuu ni, ikkai ka nikai to iu tokoro da.

 

自給は800円から1000円というところだ。
The hourly salary is 800 to 1000 yen.
jikyuu wa happyakuen kara sen’en to iu tokoro da.

 

勉強時間は3、4時間というところだ。
I study about three or four hours every day.
benkyou jikan wa san, yo jikan to iu tokoro da.

 

Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: というところだ (to iu tokoro da)

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買い取り額は数十万ドルというところでしょう。
You might want to buy us for a few hundred thousand dollars.
kaitori gaku wa suujuu man doru to iu tokoro deshou.


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神を信じるかと言われれば半々というところだね。僕は、目に見えるものだけが世界ではないはずだとずっと思ってきた。
I’m about fifty-fifty on believing in God. For most of my life, I’ve felt that there must be more to our existence than meets the eye.
kami o shinjiru ka to iwarereba hanhan to iu tokoro da ne. boku wa, me ni mieru mono dake ga sekai dewa nai hazu da to zutto omotte kita.

 

「これ、おいくらですの?いま三十ドルしか持ち合わせがありませんが、来月になれば…」
「南部の政府紙幣で五千ドルというところでしょう」
“How much is it? I have only thirty dollars but next month…”
“It would cost about five thousand dollars, Confederate money.”
“kore, o ikura desu no. ima sanjuu doru shika mochiawase ga arimasen ga, raigetsu ni nareba…”
“nanbu no seifu shihei de gosen doru to iu tokoro deshou.”

 

上背はミワコと大差なく、小さい彼が持つライフルが身の丈ほどもあるように見え、垢で汚れた顔にはまだ髭も生えていなかった。せいぜい十五というところかしら。ミワコはこんな状況にもかかわらず気になった。義勇軍の隊員か学校から逃げ出してきた子にちがいない。
He was as small as Miwako, so small his rifle was almost as tall as he was, and his grime-smeared face was unbearded. Fifteen at the most, thought Miwako irrelevantly, must be one of the Home Guard or a runaway schoolboy.
uwazei wa miwako to taisa naku, chiisai kare ga motsu raifuru ga mi no take hodo mo aru you ni mie, aka de yogoreta kao ni wa mada hige mo haete inakatta. seizei juugo to iu tokoro kashira. miwako wa konna joukyou ni mo kakawarazu ki ni natta. giyuugun no taiin ka gakkou kara nigedashite kita ko ni chigai nai.

 


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