【N3】AあいだにB /A aida ni B /-B while A-

AあいだにB B while A

 How to make”B while A” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning : B while A
    • ・ JLPT Level: N3
    • ・ Category: grammar

You can use “AあいだにB” when you want to say “B while A”.

event B takes place in the middle of another event A

Verb dictionary form or te-form+ aida ni

The patterns is below:

B takes place, while A = A (ている)あいだにB

 Examples of sentence

彼氏が働いている間に寝ます。
I will sleep while my boyfriend is working. .

日本にいるあいだ、日本人の彼氏とつきあっていた。
While I was in Japan, I dated with a Japanese guy.

留守の間に彼女がきました。
My girlfriend came while I was out.

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