Tag: 〜うちに

  • Save Rei while it’s foggy with 〜うちに

    Grammar Explanation

    美少女戦士セーラームーン » Kanzenban Release » Volume 1 » Page 117

    Jadeite captures the priestess Rei. Ami uses an ability to fill the area with fog, giving Usagi a chance to act.

    “Usagi! (Take the opportunity to) rescue Rei while it’s foggy!”
  • Decision made during the day yesterday with 〜うちに

    Grammar Explanation

    恋に恋するユカリちゃん » Volume 5 » Page 4

    Yukari and her friends have a miscommunication on whether they’ll change from their summer uniforms to their winter uniforms yet. The decision is finalized just in time, as the following day is even colder.

    “I’m glad we (took the opportunity and) settled our uniform change (during) yesterday.”
  • While I didn’t see you with 〜うちに

    Grammar Explanation

    よつばと! » Volume 1 » Page 11

    Jumbo arrives to help Yotsuba and her father move into their new home.

    “You’ve grown bigger since I last saw you!”
    Literal: “During the time I didn’t see you, you’ve gotten bigger!”
    “Oh? Where’d you pick up that line?”
  • During with 〜うちに

    〜うちに is used to refer to a period of time. The period of time is represented by the modifier in front of うちに. Often 〜うちに is used when taking advantage of an opportunity.

    Examples of 〜うちに