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JLPT N3 Grammar: につれて (ni tsurete)

につれて (ni tsurete)

Meaning: as, in proportion to, with

How to use the:
Verb-dictionary form + につれて
Noun + につれて

Explain:
Describing the general scale relationship that is with progress, other things follow.

Example sentences:
1, 成長するにつれて、妹は無口になってきた。
Seichō suru ni tsurete, imōto wa mukuchi ni natte kita.
As she grew up, her sister became silent.

2, クリスマスが近づくにつれて、悲しみは増すばかりでした。
kurisumasu ga chikazuku ni tsurete, kanashimi wa masu bakari deshita.
As the Christmas holidays approached, my sadness deepened.

3, 時間がたつにつれて、悲しみは薄らいできた。
Jikan ga tatsu ni tsurete, kanashimi wa usuraide kita.
Over time, sorrow has faded.

4, その話し合いが近づくにつれて、わたしは身震いするほどだった。
sono hanashiai ga chikazuku ni tsurete, watashi wa miburui suru hodo datta.
I remember actually shaking in anticipation of the conference.

5, 試合が進むにつれて、観衆も興奮してきて大騒ぎとなった。
Shiai ga susumu ni tsurete, kanshū mo kōfun shite kite ōsawagi to natta.
The longer the match lasts, the more excited and noisy the audience

6, 私はカレッジに入学したが、年がたつにつれて考えが変わってきた。
watashi wa karejji ni nyuugaku shita ga, toshi ga tatsu ni tsurete kangae ga kawatte kita.
I went away to college; and gradually, as the years passed, a change came over me.

Attention:
Usage and meanings are the same as ~ に し た が っ て, so they cannot be used in the event of a one-off change.

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