Definition of 以来

いらいirai

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • since; henceforth

Example Sentences

nenmaeni東京toukyouhe来てkite以来iraiここkokoni住んでいるsundeiru
I came to Tokyo three years ago and have been living here ever since.
結果kekka次第shidaideha両社ryoushaに対してnitaishite2月以来iraino行政指導gyouseishidouga行われるokonawareru
Depending on the results both companies may be put under administrative guidance from February.
9.11テロTERO以来irai世界sekaino各地kakuchide大規模なdaikibonaテロリズムTERORIZUMUga発生hasseiしているshiteiru
Since 9.11 large scale acts of terrorism have occurred all over the world.
bokuga最後saigonikiminiあってatte以来iraikunha出世shusseしたshitane
You've come up in the world since the last time I saw you.
ottowo亡くしてnakushite以来irai彼女kanojohamiwo持ちくずしたmochikuzushita
She has gone to the bad since she lost her husband.

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