Definition of この間

このあいだkonoaidaこのかんkonokan

temporal noun / adverbial noun:

  • the other day; lately; recently; during this period
  • meanwhile; in the meantime このかん

Example Sentences

karehaこの間konokan彼女kanojoni会いaini行ったitta
He went to see her the other day.
ついtsuiこの間konokanまでmade、6nenにわたってniwatattewatashiha早起きhayaokiwoしてshiteきましたkimashita
Until recently I have been an early riser for the last six years.
この間konokankareni会ったatta
I met him the other day.
この間konokan投稿したtoukoushita記事kijigaやっとyatto雑誌zasshini載ったnottandayo頑張ってganbatte出しdashi続けたtsuzuketa甲斐があったkaigaattayo
Sending manuscript after manuscript paid off. A magazine finally published my work.
この間konokanミュージカルMYUUJIKARUni見に行ったminiittandaけどkedomaeからkararetsumedesaもうmou憧れakogarenohitoga目の前menomaedeもうmou最高saikouだったdattane一段とichidantokarewo好きになったsukininatta
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.

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