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つい

  • tsui

Definition

adverb (fukushi)

  • just (now)

Definition

  • quite (near)

Definition

  • unintentionally
  • unconsciously
  • by mistake
  • against one's better judgement (judgment)

Examples of つい in a Sentence

会社会社つい目と鼻の先ある
His office is very close to mine.
I think Mr Ashe has just got to have a cigarette.
訪ねたのは、つい昨日こと
It was only yesterday that I called on him.
20%増量って書いているつい出ない
Don't you find yourself reaching for things with '20% extra' written on them?
つい最近のアメリカ旅行に、はジャックと親しくなった。
During the recent trip to America, I made friends with Jack.
I was just admiring your roses. They're absolutely gorgeous. "Oh, I'm flattered. Thank you."
It was only recently that she changed her mind.
つい今し方ここへ着いたばかり
I arrived here just now.
裁判官ついうっかり笑ってしまった
The judge laughed in spite of himself.
I can't resist sweet things.

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