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N1 Lesson 10: 9/12
を限りに をかぎりに As of (the end of), (Starting) from, (No longer) after, By (the), Ending with
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Noun + を限りに
Noun + 限りで
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  • (A) を限りに is an expression used to indicate the time that something ends or significantly changes. (A) is usually a time expression. 限りで is less formal compared to を限りに. This phrase often follows words like 今日、今回、今月、今年 and so on.
  • を限りに is also used in a set phrase「声を限りに」- "to the limit of one's voice" or "at the top of one's lungs" as in 「武は声を限りに叫んだ。」- "Takeshi screamed at the top of his lungs." It can be also written as 声の限りに
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妻(つま)の「今回(こんかい)限(かぎ)りでタバコをやめよう」という言葉(ことば)今(いま)までに何(なん)回(かい)聞(き)いただろう?
How many times do you think I've heard my wife's words "I'm quitting smoking as of this time"?
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