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かけだ・かけの・かける
kakeda; kakeno; kakeru
JLPT N2 Author: Jonathan Salatan
Meaning
in the middle of; not yet finished V-ing
I fell asleep while in the middle of reading the magazine.
See also
Phrases
I fell asleep while in the middle of reading the magazine.
#3290 Author: Jonathan Salatan

It is not good to stop(somebody) in the middle of saying something.
#5782 Author: ananya

Just when I thought I was finally over my cold, my tooth began to hurt.
#6030 Author: angelitosh2004

彼は帰りかけたが、用事を思い出したらしく、すぐに戻ってきた。
#6031 Author: angelitosh2004

父は新聞を読みかけたままにして、どこかへ行ってしまった。
#6032 Author: angelitosh2004

おとといから今日にかけてずっと雨が降り続いている.
#7146 Author: sureshnihon

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