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一喜一憂, いっきいちゆう

  • ikkiichiyū

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • now rejoicing, now worrying
  • swinging from joy to sorrow
  • glad and sad by turns
  • alternating hope and fear
  • unable to put one's mind at ease

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Examples of 一喜一憂,いっきいちゆう in a Sentence

試合結果一喜一憂している He is now glad, now sad at the progress of the game.
病状一喜一憂です My father's condition seems to improve one moment, but the next moment he sinks again.
表面的な物事一喜一憂する管理する立場つくべきではない Somebody who wavers between hope and fear over superficial things should not be appointed to a management position.
ボス顔色一喜一憂毎日こんな仕事やってられないよ。 I can't keep this up. It's an emotional roller coaster around here and all we have to do is look at the boss' face to know whether everybody is going to be happy or sad.
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