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そばから, 傍から ([そばから] )(sobakara)
    Meaning: as soon as, right after とすぐに
    Example: The child messes up [the room] (repeatedly) as soon as I clean so I already became wanting to give up.
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: Sasato

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vru+soba kara
vta+soba kara
 
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ex #7127   The child messes it up as soon as I clean, so I've gotten to the point of not wanting to even try anymore. 
子供が掃除 するそばから 散らかすから、もうあきらめたくなった。  
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(Sasato)
ex #8071   私は聞いたそばから人の名前を忘れてしまう。  
I forget the person's name as soon as I hear it.  
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(nasu)

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    etihwttamCan't say for sure, but examples like 言ったそばから seem to be used in an exasperated sense, sort of like "Dang it, I just told you!" or "Wouldn't you know, as soon as I said..." [Comments appreciated] 
    etihwttamCan't say for sure, but examples like 言ったそばから seem to be used in an exasperated sense, sort of like "Dang it, I just told you!" or "Wouldn't you know, as soon as I said..." [Comments appreciated] 

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