I am wrestling my way through an recent article in the yomiyuri shimbun and I came across this sentence:


My question is regarding this part: 軸に調整する

It really does not make sense to me, is it an expression and if so what does it mean?

Thank you


「(specific time/date) を軸{じく}に調整{ちょうせい}する」

is actually a fairly common phrase used in business, news reporting, etc. meaning:

"to schedule (something) around (specific time/date)"

It simply means that the specific time/date mentioned is the first choice for those responsible for scheduling the event.

「軸に」 here roughly means "mainly".

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.