JLPT N1 Grammar (ta hazumi ni / ta hyoushi ni)

Meaning

the moment [A], unintentionally / inadvertently caused something to happen

How to use

Verb (た form)弾みに(はずみに)
拍子に(ひょうしに)
ta hazumi ni た弾みに たはずみに jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【たはずみに】(ta hazumi ni) / 【たひょうしに】(ta hyoushi ni). Meaning: the moment [A], unintentionally / inadvertently caused something to happen.

These words both translate to “the moment; the instance” and can both be used interchangeably.

This grammar literally translates to “the moment [A] happened unintentionally, [B] was caused.”

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Example #1

くしゃみをしたひょうしにメガネがおちた。
kushami o shita hyoushi ni megane ga ochita.
The moment they sneezed, their glasses fell off.
Example #2

もちあげたはずみに、かいものぶくろがやぶれた。
mochiageta hazumi ni, kaimono bukuro ga yabureta.
The moment I lifted it up, the shopping bag ripped apart.
Example #3

ぶつかったはずみに、たなにおいたほんがおちてしまった。
butsukatta hazumi ni, tana ni oita hon ga ochite shimatta.
When I accidentaly bumped into the shelf, the book sitting on top of it fell over.
Example #4

よろけたひょうしに、となりのひとのあしをふんでしまった。
yoroketa hyoushi ni, tonari no hito no ashi o funde shimatta.
When I stumbled, I accidentally stepped on the foot of the person next to me.
Example #5

人とぶつかったひょうしに、もっていたスマホをおとしてしまった。
hito to butsukatta hyoushi ni, motte ita sumaho o otoshite shimatta.
I dropped my smartphone when I bumped into someone.
Example #6

うしろからだれかにおされたはずみに、くつがぬげてしまった。
ushiro kara dareka ni osareta hazumi ni, kutsu ga nugete shimatta.
Being pushed from behind by someone caused my shoes to come off.
Example #7

こちらをむいたひょうしにあらわれたそのかおのひょうじょうは、かれをおどろかせた。
kochira o muita hyoushi ni arawareta sono kao no hyoujou wa, kare o odorokaseta.
The moment she looked this way, her facial expression surprised him.

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