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.

    亜美(あみ)
    「うさぎちゃん!(きり)()てるうちにレイちゃんを(たす)けて!」
    “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.

    ユカリ:
    「昨日のうちに衣替えしておいて良かった。」
    “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.

    よつば:
    「しばらく見ないうちにまた大きくなった!」
    “You’ve grown bigger since I last saw you!”
    Literal: “During the time I didn’t see you, you’ve gotten bigger!”
    ジャンボ:
    「お?どこでおぼえたそのセリフ」
    “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

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