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いざと言う時いざという時
Readings
いざというとき
izatoiutoki
Meanings
Expression
See also: いざ
when it's important, when it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the point, in one's hour of need, at the critical momentZeit der Not, Ernstfall, Notfall

Kanji
ON: ゲン, ゴンKUN: い.う, こと
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ON: KUN: とき, -どき
time, hour

ON: KUN: とき, -どき
time, hour

Example sentences
いざというときのためにお金をためておきなさい。Parts: いざという時 (いざというとき), 為に (ために), お金 (おかね), 貯める (ためる), 置きなさい (おきなさい)Put aside money for a rainy day.

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