Learn JLPT N2 Grammar (to douji ni)

Meaning

at the same time as; while; simultaneously

How to use

Verb (casual, non-past)と同時に
Noun
な-adj + である

Learn Japanese grammar: 【とどうじに】(to douji ni). Meaning: at the same time as; while; simultaneously.

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Example #1

かれらはわらうとどうじにないた。
karera wa warau to douji ni naita.
They laughed and cried at the same time.
Example #2

だいがくににゅうがくするとどうじに、わたしはあるばいとをはじめました。
daigaku ni nyuugaku suru to douji ni, watashi wa, arubaito o hajimemashita.
I started a part-time job at the same time that I entered university.
Example #3

そのみせはかいてんとどうじにまんせきになった。
sono mise wa kaiten to douji ni manseki ni natta.
That restaurant became full at the same time that it opened.
Example #4

わたしがのりこむとどうじにでんしゃのドアがしまった。
Watashi ga norikomu to douji ni densha no doa ga shimatta.
The door closed at the same time as I walked onto the train.
Example #5

きのうのニュースはおおさかでじしんとどうじにかじがおこった。
kinou no nyuusu wa oosaka de jishin to douji ni kaji ga okotta.
According to yesterday's news, a fire coincided with the earthquake in Osaka.
Example #6

ドアをあけるとどうじにわたしのでんわのベルがなりました。
Doa o akeru to douji ni watashi no denwa no beru ga narimashita.
My phone rang just as I was opening the door.
Example #7

かれはだいがくのせんせいをしているとどうじにしょうせつもかいている。
kare wa daigaku no sensei wo shite iru to douji ni shousetsu mo kaite iru.
He’s working as a college professor while also writing a novel
Example #8

かれはだいがくでにほんごをべんきょうするとどうじにけいざいもべんきょうします。
kare wa daigaku de nihongo o benkyou suru to douji ni keizai mo benkyou shimasu.
He is studying both Japanese and economics at the same time in University.
Example #9

とびらがバタンとしまるとどうじに、おおきなおとが、へやのなかにひびいた。
Tobira ga batan to shimaru to douji ni, ookina oto ga, heya no naka ni hibiita.
The door slammed shut and at the same moment a loud noise echoed inside the room.

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