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In the way A; The same as A, B; As described by A, B
Shows that B follows along the prediction/thought/plan A.
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          だった  
Just like the forecast said, it was good weather!
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Just as in our acting practice, the real performance was perfect.
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        あった けど    いつも    
There was a test in class yesterday, but today it's business as usual.
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         また                   
As I thought, my boyfriend drank too much and threw up again.
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あなた            
I'll do it according to your instructions.
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あなた      かもしれません  
You may be right about that.

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emmy
Level: 3
(10 years ago)
われたりにやればよかったのに・・・
I wish I had done it as I was told to do it...
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Construction
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ANoun どおり
 
AVerb: Casual, past (た) とおり
 
AVerb: Dictionary Form とおり
 
AVerb: て-form いる とおり
 
ANoun とおり
 
 
BResult
Basic Examples:
(just as expected)

った (just as (I) thought)

りに (like you say)

えている (like I was thinking)

りに (just like in the book)

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While Noun + どおり is used in cases such as いどおり (according to my memory) it can also be constructed as Noun の とおり as in えのとおり
12 years ago
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Discussion about this grammar
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Years Studied: Too long
Studying: JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 79
Perhaps this pattern should be listed somehow as とおり instead of just どおり which isn't used with verbs.
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12 years ago
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Site admin
Level: 123, : 6,928
Actually, that's what it is supposed to be. Fixing it now, thanks!
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3 & JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 99
ている+ とおり(に)
Noun + の + とおり(に)
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12 years ago
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Level: 123, : 6,928
Added, thanks!
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12 years ago



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