Vocab Info

N3 Adverb

こう

in this way (used for something or someone close to the speaker, including the speaker himself, or for the opinions of the speaker), thus, such, uh... (interjection used as a verbal pause)

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    • Word Type

      Adverb

    • 単語の書類

      副詞

    Examples

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      こうすればきっと上手(うま)くいくよ。

      If you do it like this, I'm sure it'll go well.

      • N3

      なんでこうなったのか説明(せつめい)できますか?

      Can you explain why it ended up like this?

      • N3

      こうすれば失敗(しっぱい)(ふせ)ぐことができたに(ちが)いありません。

      If we had done it like this we could have surely prevented this failure.

      • N3

      レシピの(とお)忠実(ちゅうじつ)料理(りょうり)をしたのに、こうなってしまった。

      I cooked the food faithfully according to the recipe, and unfortunately this is how it turned out.

      • N3

      彼女(かのじょ)のことを()ろうとしたが、こう()えても彼女(かのじょ)との(おも)()沢山(たくさん)あるのだ。

      I tried to move on from her, but despite this, I have many memories of her.

      • N2
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