ごとし.. As if ,like
How to say ” like As if . .” in Japanese.
- ・ Meaning :As if ,like,resemblance, analogy, similarity
- ・ JLPT Level: 2
- ・ Category: grammar
You can use “ごとし.. ” when you want to say ” like, ..”.
The patterns is below:
Nounのごとき + Noun
～ごとし is an old expression equivalent in meaning to ～ようだ it is often used in idiomatic expressions.
Examples of sentence
He swim like a fish.
As if it were a matter of course,…
Criticism like fire.
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