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JLPT N2 Grammar: 気味 (gimi)

 気味 (gimi)

Meaning: -like, -looking

How to use the:
Verb-ますstem + 気味
Noun + 気味

Explain:
Describe the meaning of “having such a situation, having such tendencies”

Example sentences:
1, ちょっと風邪気味でせきが出る。
Chotto kaze-gimi de seki ga deru.
I have a cough, seems to catch a cold

2, 彼女は少し緊張気味だった。
Kanojo wa sukoshi kinchō-gimidatta.
She seems a bit nervous

3, ここのところ、少し疲れ気味で、仕事がはかどらない。
Koko no tokoro, sukoshi tsukare-gimi de, shigoto ga hakadoranai.
It seems a bit tired these days, so the work is not very smooth

4, 残業続きで疲れ気味だ。
I’ve been feeling tired because of continuous overtime work.
zangyou tsuzuki de tsukare gimi da.

Attention:
気味 is similar to ぎみ

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