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~(か)と思いきや

Usage:

Noun + だ + (か)とおもいきや

Verb(Dictionary Form, Past Tense Form) + (か)とおもいきや

Te Form of Verb + いる + (か)とおもいきや

イ-Adjective + (か)とおもいきや

ナ-Adjective+ (か)とおもいきや

 

Meaning:

used to express that what I thought is different from the truth, which surprised me.

 

Examples:

たからくじにたったかとおもいきや、番号ばんごうちがえてしまった。

I thought I won the lottery, but I had read the number wrong.

 

やっとけんおわわってやすめるかとおもいきや、宿しゅくだいをたくさんされました。

I finished my exam and thought I could finally relax, but then got assigned a bunch of homework.

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