JLPT N1 Grammar (wo kawakiri ni)

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Nounを皮切りに(して)
を皮切りとして

Learn Japanese grammar: (wo kawakiri ni). Meaning: starting with.

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Example #1

田中さんの発言から
kyou no kaigi de wa, tanaka-san no hatsugen wo kawakiri ni shite hantai iken ga tsugitsugi to deta.
At today's meeting, starting with Mr. Tanaka's statement, a lot of contrary opinions were raised.
Example #2

東京を最初の場所として
sukina aidoru wa, toukyou wo kawakiri ni, zenkoku juu ka sho de raibu wo hiraku.
The idol group I like will be performing in 10 places across Japan, starting in Tokyo.
Example #3

成功したのがきかっけとなって
kanojo no mise wa nagoya de seikou shitano wo kawakiri ni, kakuchi ni tsugitsugi to shutten shite izuremo seikou wo osameta.
Her store first succeeded in Nagoya, and then continued to expand and succeed in other areas.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
会議かいぎmeeting
発言はつげんstatement
反対意見はんたいいけんopposing opinions
成功せいこうsucceed
各地かくちvarious places
出店しゅってんbranch store
収めるおさめるto achieve; to finish; to supply

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