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JLPT N2
Edit  dc
Meaning
No sooner than; just as, at that instant
just as the doors opened they rushed in
Edit  dc
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Phrases
The party had hardly left when it began to rain.
Edit  #4603 Miki
No sooner had I entered the hall than the ceremony began.
Edit  #4604 Miki
I had hardly fallen asleep when the telephone rang.
Edit  #4605 Miki
He is such a good DJ, no sooner has one song finished, he already has the next record ready to play.
Edit  #6923 kadoka66
This shops sushi lunchbox is no sooner put on sale, it sells like hot cakes.
Edit  #6925 kadoka66
just at the moment when the train doors are opening, the passengers fly out.
Edit  #318 dc
I took the phone off the hook before it had a chance to ring.
Edit  #6924 kadoka66
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