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さながら
sanagara
JLPT N1
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Meaning
Just like
Just like the real thing.
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Formation
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Phrases
よるのトイレをおそれるだだっこさながらの、いいわけにもならないセリフでおちゃをにごした。
Just like a spoiled, selfish child, I avoided the main issue.
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さまざまなトラブルをそうていしたほんばんさながらのくんれん
The training session included a variety of mock situations and emergencies.
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ほんばニューヨークさながらのジャズナイト
A jazz night just like a genuine New York one.
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せっきじだいさながらのちゃっかほうほう
How to light a fire just like they did it in the stone age.
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さながらのなふんいき
A stylish atmosphere like New York
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テストさながらのしゅつだいけいしき
Questions just like the real ones that appear in the TOEIC test.
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ほんばんさながらのシミュレーション
A simulation just like the real thing.
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じっさいのしけんさながらのもぎテスト
A practice exam, just like the real one.
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ごうとうだんはちかくのいえから110メートルにおよぶトンネルをほってしんにゅうした。えいがさながらのごうとうだ。
The group of robbers dug a 110m tunnel from a nearby house and entered the premises. It's just like a movie.
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Discussion and comments
There is Kanji for this grammar (宛ら), but it is usually written in hiragana.

For #5509, "Avoiding the main issue" is the only translation I can come up with for お茶を濁す that doesn't sound awkward. Any better ideas?
blabby
Something like "muddle along" may be?
bamboo4