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開口一番, かいこういちばん

  • kaikōichiban

Definition

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)

  • at the very beginning of one's speech
  • the first thing (one) says after opening the mouth

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Examples of 開口一番,かいこういちばん in a Sentence

会議常務は、開口一番言った思う大規模なリストラ計画発表したよな。 Guess what the managing director started off the meeting by saying. The first thing out of his mouth was an announcement of some major restructuring.
Xbox 360については「いいハードです」と開口一番切り出した On the Xbox 360 the very first thing he said was "good hardware."
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