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<< mitai | mitamewatomokaku >>

みたいな [みたいな] (mitai na)
    Meaning: Like, Similar to
    Example: She is eating like a pig (彼女は豚みたいな食べてる。)
    JLPT Level: 4
    Category: grammar
    Author: abbymae111

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Add mitai na to the noun to say A is like B

eg. He is eating like a dog
kare ha inu mitai na tabeteimasu

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ex #8697   彼は馬みたいな走っています。 
He is running like a horse.  
ex #8738   ジョンはブラッドピット みたいんだ。 
John looks just like Brad Pitt.  
ex #8739   その本は先週読む本みたいです。 
That book looks like the one I read last week.  
ex #8740   兄はカバみたいな食べる。 
My brother eats like a hippo.  
ex #8741   みたいな声ね。 
It sounds like a dog.  

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