Sign In

Dictionary

Entry Details for そうになった

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

souninatta
expression

Root Words:

sou + ni + natta

English Meaning(s) for そうになった

expression
  1. almost (did); nearly (did) (after the -masu stem of a verb)

Stroke Order Diagrams for そうになった

Sample Sentences for そうになった

When he openly declared he would marry Pablo, he almost gave his grandmother a heart attack and made his aunt's eyes burst out of their sockets; however, his little sister beamed with pride.
He came near being run over by a car.
She felt like crying when she heard the news.
He was almost hit by a car.
He was nearly run over at a crossing.

Comments for そうになった

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.