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というと, と言うと
Expression, Usually in kana
1. when it comes to ..., if one were to speak of ..., when one hears ...
Conjunction, sometimes in sentence-initial position
2. by ... you mean ..., when you say ... you mean that ..., so that means
indicates that what follows is inevitable
3. whenever ..., if it's ... then (without fail)
ダーウィンというと「種の起源」を連想する。
というところ, という所, と言うところ, と言う所, とゆう所, とゆうところ
Expression, Usually in kana
1. the point of ..., the place where ..., the part where ..., a position described as ...
2. a place called ..., places known as ...
at sentence end
3. I would say ..., ... is how I'd put it, I suppose that ..., it's the case that ..., the situation is that ...
4. at the most, no more than
どちらかというと, どちらかと言うと
Expression, Usually in kana
if anything, if pushed I'd say, if I had to say
私の好みはどちらかというと牛肉ですね。
いざという時, いざと言う時, いざというと
Expression, Adverb, See いざ
at the critical moment, when the time comes, when it's most important, when necessary, in an emergency, when push comes to shove
いざというときのためにお金をためておきなさい。
なぜかというと, なぜかと言うと, 何故かと言うと
Expression, Usually in kana
because, the reason why is
何かと言うと, 何かというと, なにかというと
Expression
on the least pretext, at the drop of a hat
先生は何かと言うと人のことに口出しする。
どうかと言うと, 如何かと言うと, どうかというと
Expression
if you ask me ..., as for ...
私はどうかと言うと、その計画に異存はない。
どっちかというと, どっちかと言うと
Expression, See どちらかと言うと・どちらかというと, Usually in kana
if anything, if pushed I'd say, if I had to say
いよいよという時, いよいよと言う時, いよいよというと
Expression
(at the) last moment, (in the) nick of time
いよいよという時になって彼は怖じ気付いた。