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をもとにして
womotonishite
JLPT N2
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Meaning
based on
this novel is based on real life
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Formation
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Phrases
いぜんはけいけんをもとにしてせっけいしていましたが、いまやけいけんとかんだけではレースにかてるようなマシンをつくることはできません。
Before we would design from our past experience but now experience and intuition alone aren't enough to built a machine that can win races.
Edit  #405 Amatuka
このえいがはしょうせつをもとにしている。
This film is an adaptation of a novel.
Edit  #3369 dc
じぶんがあつめたじじつをもとにして、かがくしゃは、そのじじつにいみとちつじょとかちをあたえるろんりのもようすなわちりろんをおりあげるのである。
Around his facts the scientist weaves a logical pattern or theory which gives the facts meaning, order, and significance.
Edit  #3370 dc
かれはおやゆずりのざいさんをもとにしてとみをつくった。
He built on his father's fortune.
Edit  #3371 dc
Discussion and comments
Dakara anata-tachi Nihongo no o-tetsudau domo arigatoo gozaimasu.
Shinsetsu
Grammar question & comments relevant to this entry here (third post).
Amatuka
thats an interesting thread - and I like the way you used blue for the answers!
dc
Feel free to nick the questions, answers & comments :-P
Amatuka
を is used to mark a noun or noun phrase.

N = noun.
Amatuka
Amatuka, if you make the answer text the same color as the background color, you can achieve the same effect. As it stands, the unhighlighted answer text is somewhat painful to look at, even though one is not supposed to be able to see it before highlighting it.
Nanashi
Amatuka, if you make the answer text the same color as the background color, you can achieve the same effect. As it stands, the unhighlighted answer text is somewhat painful to look at, even though one is not supposed to be able to see it before highlighting it.
Nanashi
Could someone tell me if there is a difference between [をもとにして]and[に基づいて]? Thanks.
ZG