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adverb, adverb taking the to particle

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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, そろそろ, ただいま, ほどなく, もうすぐ, 不日, 今に, 今や, 今にも, 只今, 幾何も無く, 日ならず, 近々, 近く, 近いうちに, 追っかけ, 追っ付け, 追っ掛ける, 遠からず, 間もなく
Momently at any moment
Synonyms: そろそろ, 今にも
Slowly without speed
Synonyms: のそり, やおら, ゆらり, 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, 寛緩, 徐々, 徐ろに, 悠々, 緩り, 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, やおら, しっとり, そろそろ, しっとりと, やんわりと, 徐ろに, 御手柔らかに, お手柔らか, 温和, 穏やか, 長閑

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Sample Sentences for そろそろ

It's about time for the train to arrive.
It's time you went to bed.
Oh, I'm late. I should be going now.
We have been discussing minor matters; it's high time we began talking turkey.
I'm kind of sleepy so I'll be heading back soon.

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