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adverb, adverb taking the to particle

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Root Words:

soro + soro

English Meaning(s) for そろそろ

adverb, adverb taking the to particle
  1. slowly; quietly; steadily; gradually; gingerly
  2. soon; momentarily; before long; any time now

Definition and Synonyms for そろそろ

Soon in the near future
Synonyms: すぐ, どれ, もう, いずれ, やがて, そのうち, そろそろ, ただいま, ほどなく, まもなく, もうすぐ, いくばくもない, いくばくもなく, 不日, 今に, 今や, 今にも, 只今, 日ならず, 近々, 近い, 近く, 近いうちに, 追っかけ, 追っつく, 追っかける, 追っ付け, 遠からず, 間もない
Momently at any moment
Synonyms: そろそろ, たちどころに, 今にも
Slowly without speed
Synonyms: のそり, やおら, ゆらり, ゆるり, ぐずぐず, じんわり, そろそろ, のそのそ, のっそり, のろのろ, もたもた, ゆっくり, ゆったり, ゆるゆる, ジワジワ, おもむろに, 寛緩, 徐々, 徐々に, 悠々, 緩徐, 遅々
Quietly with little or no activity or no agitation
Synonyms: じっと, そっと, そろそろ
Mildly in a gentle manner
Synonyms: そっと, そろり, のどか, やおら, しっとり, そろそろ, やんわり, おもむろに, 優しい, お手柔らか, お手柔らかに, 温和, 穏やか

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Sample Sentences for そろそろ

She is going on 35.
It's about time you got married.
Well, I'm afraid I must be leaving. I had a nice time.
I'm afraid I have to go now.
I think it's about time you stopped putting your belly before your looks.

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