～と思いきや ～to omoikiya
How to make”～と思いきや” in Japanese.
- ・ Meaning:～と思ったけれど,thought so
- ・ JLPT Level: 1 日本語能力試験N1級レベル
- ・ Category: grammar,文法
You can use ～と思いきや when you want to say”thought so “.
The patterns is below:
例文：Examples of sentense (with audio)
I thought I had got all the groceries, but I forgot the egg.
I thought that maybe the tournament would end with a win for team japan, but surprisingly, it ended in a huge turn in the opposite direction.
I thought this restaurant would be cheap but surprisinglythe bill was more than I thought!
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