Grammar Info
N3 Lesson 8: 9/22

度(たび)に
each time, every time, whenever

Structure
Verb[る]+ たびに
Noun + + たびに
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度(たび)に is the adverbial form of the noun 度(たび), meaning ‘time’ (as in ‘at the time of’). たびに is frequently paired with either verbs, or nouns, in order to show that something happens ‘whenever (A)’, or ‘each time (A)’.
After nouns, the 格助詞(かくじょし) (case marking particle) の will be required before たびに.
  • タナカ君(くん)飲(の)みに行(い)くたびに、二日(ふつか)酔(よ)いになる。
    Every time I go out to drink with Tanaka-kun, I get a hangover.
  • 牛乳(ぎゅうにゅう)飲(の)むたびにお腹(なか)痛(いた)くなる。
    Every time I drink milk, I get a stomach ache.
  • 私(わたし)は休(やす)みのたびにハワイ行(い)きます。
    Whenever I have a holiday, I go to Hawaii.
  • 彼(かれ)は洗(あら)い物(もの)のたびに指(ゆび)切(き)る。
    Every time he does the dishes, he cuts his finger.
Fun Fact
Like ごとに, たびに means ‘every’. However, たびに is most often used to convey the nuance of するごとに ‘every time doing’. Due to this, たびに will almost always be used to highlight some kind of action or event, rather than random amounts of time.
  • 仕事(しごと)休(やす)むたびに、雨(あめ)降(ふ)って予定(よてい)台無(だいな)しになる。
    Every time I take a day off, it rains and messes up my plans.
  • 2週間(しゅうかん)たびに、実家(じっか)帰(かえ)る。
    Every two weeks, I go to my parents house.
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この映画(えいが)見(み)るたびに、泣(な)いてしまう。
Every time I watch this movie, I cry.
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旅行(りょこう)たびにいい思(おも)い出(で)を作(つく)ろう。
Let's make good memories each time we take a trip.
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買(か)い物(もの)へ行(い)くたびに、いらないものを買(か)っちゃう。
Whenever I go shopping I buy things I don't need.
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