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JLPT N4 Grammar: みたい (mitai)

みたい (mitai)

Meaning: seems, look like, appears like, like, similar to, resembling

Explain:
Describe actions, facts according to the speculation of the speaker.
み た い is treated as an adjective な

Example sentences:
1, 私が合格するなんてうそみたい。
Watashi ga gōkaku suru nante uso mitai.
I passed the exam. It was just like a lie

2, この街は静かみたいよね。
kono machi wa shizuka mitai yo ne.
This street looks quiet.

3, 誰も彼女の本名を知らないみたいだ。
Dare mo kanojo no honmyō o shiranai mitaida.
No one seems to know her real name.

4, あなたみたいに日本語が上手に話したいです。
anata mitai ni nihongo ga jouzu ni hanashitai desu.
I want to speak Japanese as well as you do.

5, どうもかぜをひいたみたいだ。
Dōmo kaze o hīta mitaida.
It seems to have a cold

6, 何か焦げているみたいだ。へんなにおいがする
Nani ka kogete iru mitaida.Hen na nioi ga suru
It looks like something is burning. Smells awful

7, 電灯が付いていない。田中さんはもう寝たみたいだ。
dentou ga tsuite inai. tanaka san wa mou neta mitai da.
The lights are off. I think Tanaka went to bed already.

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