水を打ったよう, みずをうったよう

  • mizuwōttayō

Definition of 水を打ったよう,みずをうったよう

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • (suddenly) quiet

Examples of 水を打ったよう,みずをうったよう in a Sentence

あたりは水を打ったように静かだった
There was complete silence. You could hear a pin drop.
あたりは水を打ったように静まり返った
There came a complete silence. You could hear a pin drop.
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