TAKOBOTO

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ことになっている
kotoninatteiru
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
became a rule; been decided that; expected to; supposed to
My daughter is supposed to study abroad next year.
See also
Phrases
Smoking is supposed to be prohibited here.
#841 Author: bamboo4

By law (it is decided that) children should not be put to work.
#844 Author: Amatuka

We are to meet at the station at eight.
#3687 Author: dbx

Far from refuting the thesis that racism is to blame for lower IQ score, Lynn's data actually supports it.
#3688 Author: dbx

I am to call on Mr Smith tomorrow.
#3689 Author: dbx, Miki

You are not supposed to play baseball here.
#3690 Author: dbx

This contract binds me to pay them 10 thousand dollars.
#3691 Author: dbx

We are not supposed to drink in this theater.
#3692 Author: dbx

You are not to leave this building.
#3693 Author: dbx

This assignment is to be handed in on Monday.
#3694 Author: dbx

This loan will carry very heavy interest.
#3695 Author: dbx

Everybody is supposed to wear a tie at the party.
#3696 Author: dbx

My daughter is supposed to study abroad next year.
#6117 Author: rubyhatchet

Students that weren't able to take the test are supposed to submit a report.
#6118 Author: rubyhatchet

When absent from school, you are to notify us, by all means.
#6119 Author: rubyhatchet

I am supposed to meet my friend this coming Sunday.
#7182 Author: sureshnihon

In this dormitory, the doors are closed at 12:00.
#7183 Author: sureshnihon

In this seat it is okay to smoke.
#7184 Author: sureshnihon

A passing grade has been decided to be above 60 points.
#7854 Author: Cyrus

All the morning I used to study grammar. In the afternoon, I am expected to focus studying conversation.
#6709 Author: 赤毛

In this room, authorized people only are allowed to enter.
#6708 Author: 赤毛

We are supposed to go to the Tokyo station not later than 3 o'clock for the date with mister Yamada.
#6706 Author: 赤毛

For the class work of mister Yamada, it has been set that you may submit a report instead of taking the test.
#6707 Author: 赤毛

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