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N2 Lesson 6: 19/21

と言(い)う風(ふう)に
as if to say, as if to suggest that, in such a way that, things like

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Verb + という ふうに + Phrase
(Topic)(Method) + というふうに + Phrase
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刑事(けいじ):「武(たけ)さんその事故(じこ)のことを知(し)っていたという風(ふう)に私(わたし)を見(み)ていた。」
Detective: He looked at me as if to suggest that he knew some circumstances of that accident.
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彼女(かのじょ)は命(いのち)がかかってるという風(ふう)に走(はし)っていた。
She was running in a way that suggested her life depended on it.
[as if her life depended on it]
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秘書(ひしょ)が仕事(しごと)を辞(や)めるという風(ふう)に聞(き)いていた。
I heard something as if to suggest that the secretary decided to quit.
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