Noun + に合わせて
Noun + に合った + Noun
It is also possible to see the う - Verb 合う used in its past tense form, linking an (A) noun to a (B) noun. This has a similar meaning, but is closer to '(B) that has met (A)'.
In sentences that use either of these expressions, more information is usually given about why something is happening in accordance with (A), or what the purpose of (B) meeting (A) is/was.
- 音楽に合わせてにギターを弾く練習をしています。I am practicing playing my guitar along with music.
- 相手に合わせて話し方を変えるのは疲れる。It is exhausting to change how you talk in accordance with who you are talking to.
- このソファーにあったテーブルを買おう。Lets buy a table that matches this couch.
- 壁紙にあった家具が欲しい。I want furniture that matches the wallpaper.
- リズムに合わせて歌を歌う。I sing while matching the rhythm. (I sing to the rhythm)
- 合図に合わせてスタートする。To start in accordance with the signal.
In accordance with the signal, please begin.
I plan to write a grammar textbook suitable for beginners.
Change your approach in accordance with the situation.
Please choose some clothes that suit me.
Let's dance (in accordance) with that music.
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に合わせて・に合った – Grammar Discussion
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に似合う specifically holds a nuance of looking good with something.
その洋服は似合うよ！ those clothes look good (on you)
Yeah, the fact it is often used with clothes was what was throwing me off when I saw the sentence:
So do think this would be more literally “clothes that fit (i.e. size)” or would this still kind of have the same nuance as “clothes that look good on me”?
Without any context, and given you’re talking about clothes and people, it could be either really. To extrapolate a little, if it were something like 私のシャッツに合ったズボンを選んで, this generally means the trousers and the top go together, but doesn’t suggest they look good on you as such.
I can buy a great pair of leather trousers that fit perfectly and go with a nice white shirt, I ce...
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