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この間, 此の間, このあいだ, このかん

  • konoaida,konokan
JLPT LEVEL 4

Definition

noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi), adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)

  • the other day
  • lately
  • recently
  • during this period

Definition

  • meanwhile
  • in the meantime

Examples of この間,此の間,このあいだ,このかん in a Sentence

この間時速200キロが吹きました。
In the last typhoon, the wind blew at over 200 kilometers per hour!
Until recently I have been an early riser for the last six years.
Not satisfied with cancelling the company information session at the last moment, to be watching anime from the first day of summer break ... you must really be confident.
この間に会った。
I met him the other day.
この間投稿した記事やっと雑誌に載ったんよ。頑張って出し続けた甲斐あったよ。
Sending manuscript after manuscript paid off. A magazine finally published my work.
I was at a musical recently, in the third row. Seeing the actor I love up close like that made me feel more smitten with him than ever.
この間カンガルー財布土産に買ってきてくれた
The other day he bought a wallet made of kangaroo leather for me.
この間女に会いに行った。
He went to see her the other day.
この間きみそう言ったよね。
You said so the other day, didn't you?
この間は、ディナーに誘っていただきありがとうございました
Thanks very much for having me to dinner the other night.

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