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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.

See also

  • When contrasting with another period of time, 〜うちは is used.
  • When one action takes place during another, 〜間(に) is used.
  • For concurrent events, 〜ながら is used.

Further reading


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