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N2 Lesson 4: 14/20

に限(かぎ)って
particularly when, those who, only when

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Noun + 限って
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  • [Often used with expressions of time or a noun describing group of people (金持ち、XXX人etc.) along with some kind of negative situation/tendency (generalization)]
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よく節約(せつやく)を口(くち)にしている人(ひと)に限(かぎ)って、給料(きゅうりょう)を受(う)け取(と)っては、後(あと)で身(み)につけもしない服(ふく)など無駄遣(むだづか)いしがちだ。
Those who often speak about "economizing" tend to waste their money on things like clothes they don't even wear whenever they receive salary.
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外(そと)に調査(ちょうさ)へ出(で)かける時(とき)に限(かぎ)って雨(あめ)降(ふ)る
It is only when I go out to investigate that it rains.
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飛行機(ひこうき)乗(の)る時(とき)に限(かぎ)って、天候(てんこう)が悪(わる)かったりする。
The weather becomes bad and such particularly when I board an airplane.
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