JLPT N3 Grammar (uchi ni)


while; before ~

How to use

Verb (casual form)うちに
Noun + の
な-adjective + な
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Learn Japanese grammar: (uchi ni). Meaning: while; before ~.

This usually expresses taking advantage of an opportunity and to use a certain time wisely.

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Example #1

akarui uchi ni, kaerimashou.
Let's head home while it's still light outside.
Example #2

wasurenai uchi ni, memo o shite okou.
Let's write a memo before you forget.
Example #3

kore wa mada atatakai uchi ni hayaku tabete kudasai.
Please eat this while it is still warm.
Example #4

sakura ga kireina uchini ohanami ni ikimashou.
Let's go and watch the Sakura cherry blossoms while they are beautiful.
Example #5

ryoushin ga genkina uchini ryokou ni tsureteikitai.
I want to take my parents on a trip while they are still energetic.
Example #6

wakai uchini isshoukenmei benkyou shinasai.
Study to your absolute best while you are young.
Example #7

kodomo ga neteiru uchini souji o shiteshimaimashou.
Let's clean up while the children are sleeping.
Example #8

ame ga furanai uchi in, kaerimashou.
Let's head home now while the rain is stopped.
Example #9

dokushin no uchi ni, takusan asonde okitai.
I want to enjoy life as much as I can while I am still single.

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