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だけあって
dakeatte
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
because, as expected (used for positive things)
the food was good as expected
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Phrases
Impressive as expected from training every day - amazing strength.
#291 Author: Amatuka

That restaurant has a good reputation, and as expected the food and service was great.
#307 Author: dc

As may be expected of an expert, he's well versed in the field.
#4440 Author: Miki

Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of (muscle) definition.
#4441 Author: Miki

As I'd expect from a Woody Allen film, that was really interesting.
#5419 Author: dc

As expected of a woman who went to art school, she draws well.
#6173 Author: rubyhatchet

As you'd expect of a teacher with lots of experience, his classes are easy to understand and interesting.
#6174 Author: rubyhatchet

Like the great scholar that he was, he answered the question easily.
#4439 Author: Miki

He didn't do any exercise and as expected got fat
#1196 Author: dc, bamboo4

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