Tag: 気が合う

  • Kindred spirits in golf with 気が合う

    Grammar: Getting along with 気が合う

    俺物語!! » Volume 3 » Page 170

    Takeo’s girlfriend Rinko visits to study with him, but Takeo’s parents take turns interrupting them to get to know her better. Takeo’s father, Yutaka, asks if she watches golf.

    凛子(りんこ)
    「あ ゴルフですか。あんまり()ないです」
    “Ah, golf? I don’t watch a lot of it.”
    (ゆたか)
    「おもしろいよー!石川(いしかわ)くんとか()ってる?」
    “It’s fun! Do you know about Ishikawa-kun?”
    凛子(りんこ)
    「ハイ。(いえ)でお(とう)さんが()てます」
    “I do. My father watches it at home.”
    (ゆたか)
    「お(とう)さん ゴルフする(ひと)なの。()()うね」
    “So your dad’s a golf guy. We’re kindred spirits, eh?”
  • Getting along with 気が合う

    ()() means to get along with someone. Your 気 (spirit) does the action of 合う (to match). When your 気 matches someone else’s 気, the two of you get along. You are kindred spirits.

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