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や否や
yainaya
JLPT N1 Author: Amatuka
やいなや
Meaning
just as soon as
the baby cried as soon as it saw me
動詞の終止形に付いて、同時にまたは引き続いてすぐに物事が行われる意を表す。...するとすぐに。...するが早いか。
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Phrases
The baby began to cry the moment that she saw my face
Author: dc

No sooner had she gone there than she was taken ill.
Author: dbx

The party had no sooner started than it began to rain.
Author: dbx

On hearing the sound, the dog rushed away.
Author: dbx

Scarcely had the dog seen me before in ran away.
Author: dbx

No sooner had the child seen his mother than he burst into tears.
Author: dbx

No sooner had the girl caught sight of the monster than she ran away.
Author: dbx

On hearing the news, she turned pale.
Author: dbx

No sooner had I entered the room than I noticed the smell not only of tobacco but of gas.
Author: dbx

The minute I entered the room, they stopped talking.
Author: dbx

As soon as the the Playstation portable was put on sale, it totally sold out.
Author: blabby

The instant the girl saw her mother, she burst out crying.
Author: dbx

As soon as I opened the cage, the cat rushed out.
Author: IMABI

As soon as I left it started to rain.
Author: IMABI

As soon as I got home it started to rain.
Author: IMABI

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