【N1】~と思いきや /~to omoikiya

~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:

Sentence + + 思いきや + Result

 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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