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ような気がする ([ようなきがする] )(younakigasuru)
    Meaning: It's like it could be... 予感・予測・不確かな記憶・予兆を表現する方法としてもっとも幅広く用いられる言い方っす。
    Example: It's like we can make it a Curry and Rice Night
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: ninja_k

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ex #6534   もう他に方法はないような気がする 
It's like there is no other way.  
ex #6741   明日雨が降るような気がする 
It looks like it may rain tomorrow.  
ex #7041   その話は本当のような気がする 
Something tells me that story is true.  
ex #7838   あれはまだ終わってなかったっけ。もう終わったような気がする 
Wasn't that over! I thought it's already done.  
ex #8538   新しい仕事ではうまくいくような気がする 
I have the feeling that I'm getting along in my new job.  
ex #8539   心臓が張り裂けるような気がする 
I feel as if my heart were bursting.  
ex #8540   自分がこの世で最も幸せな者のような気がする 
I feel like the happiest man in the world.  

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  • youda    (ようだ is a more affirmative form of ような気がする.
    ) [ninja_k]
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srobertsonHere's another way to describe the connection:
noun-modifier form (名詞修飾型)

V (辞書・た・ない・なかった) + ような気がする
い形(い・くない・かった・くなかった)+ ような気がする
な形(な・ではない・だった・ではなかった)+ ような気がする
N (の・ではない・だった・ではなかった) + ような気がする
dcthese types of explanations seem too hard to really read and understand, tho they may be scientifically accurate. examples are needed. eg:

tho examples dont really make the point. hmm, perhaps we need some kind of table layout to make it clear
dcbtw we already have this gram item under kigasuru 

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