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〜に沿って [〜にそって] (nisotte)
    Meaning: go along with; in line with
    Example: to go along with the kids wishes...
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #287   いきなり線に沿って切らずに、まず大まかに型抜きをする。そして、線に沿って切り抜く。 
Don't just cut out along the line right away, first cut out with room to spare then cut along the line.  
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(Amatuka)
ex #350   彼の計画に沿って物事を進めた 
we went along with his plans  
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(dc)
ex #3794   私達はパレードが通りに沿って進んでいくのを見た。  
We saw the parade move down the street.  
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(dbx)
ex #3795   に沿って歩きなさい、そうすれば学校が見えるでしょう。  
Walk along the river and you will find the school.  
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(dbx)
ex #3796   通りに沿って桜が植えられている。  
Cherry trees are planted along the street.  
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(dbx)
ex #3797   通りに沿って店が並んでいる。  
There are stores along the street.  
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(dbx)
ex #3798   彼は川に沿って歩いた。  
He walked along the river.  
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(dbx)
ex #3799   彼は通りに沿って車を運転していた。  
He was driving a car along the street.  
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(dbx)
ex #3800   彼らはアフリカの西海岸に沿って航海した。  
They sailed along the west coast of Africa.  
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(dbx)
ex #3801   郵便局は通りに沿ってあります。すぐわかるよ。  
The post office is down the street. You cannot miss it.  
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(dbx)
ex #4300   B社の方針に沿って、既存コンテンツの機種対応に追われている様子。  
In line with B company's requirements, it seems they are striving to implement existing contents handset compatibility  
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(dc)
ex #6386   この川に沿って一時間ぐらい歩くと、海に出ます。  
If you walk along this river for about an hour, you'll come to the ocean.  
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(rubyhatchet)
ex #6387   子供たちの希望に沿った公園が作られた。その公園は大人の考えたものとはかなり違っていた。  
A park was made in line with the children's wishes. It was pretty different from what an adult would design.  
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(rubyhatchet)
ex #6388   会社の経営方針に沿って、来年度の計画が立てられた。 
In line with the company's managerial policy, the plans for the next fiscal year were made.  
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(rubyhatchet)
ex #8348   両岸に沿ってずっと並木がある。  
There are trees all along the banks.  
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(karekano)
ex #8349   道路は海岸に沿って延びている。  
The road runs along the coast.  
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(karekano)
ex #8350   上で述べた線に沿って。。。  
Along the lines mentioned above...  
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(karekano)

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AmatukaAlso used for literal / physical 'going along with' (as in first example). 
dccould imply in parallel with 
dcnot as strong as にしたがって 
CindyMy class is studying about Japan, and i am proud to know this site and recommend it to all my classmates! AWESOME! 

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