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N2 Lesson 1: 4/21

思(おも)う様(よう)に
as one hopes, as desired, as one thought

Structure
Phrase + 思うように + (Outcome)
Phrase + 思うよう + Noun
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ケーキ屋(や)みたいなお菓子(かし)思(おも)うように作(つく)れなかった。
Making sweets like they do at the pastry shop didn't go as I had hoped it would.
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生(い)け花(ばな)を綺麗(きれい)にすることが難(むずか)しくて、思(おも)うようにできなかった。
Doing flower arrangement was difficult and I wasn't able to do it as I had hoped.
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勉強(べんきょう)思(おも)うようにできず、日本語(にほんご)が上達(じょうたつ)しなかった。
Unable to study as I had hoped, my Japanese hasn't improved.
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