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<< toki | tokoro >>

ときたら [ときたら] (tokitara)
    Meaning: when it comes to~ (neg. sense)
    Example: Speaking of my son, he really isn't very good at sports
    JLPT Level: 0
    Category: grammar
    Author: jmadsen

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This is like , but only used in a negative, often self-deprecating sense. 
(jmadsen)
Since this is always negative, one should only use it when talking their in-group members. 
(claytonian)

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ex #7063   うちの息子 ときたら、全然勉強しないで、ゲームばっかりしてるのよ。 
Speaking of my son, he is always playing games without studying.  
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(jmadsen)
ex #7064   ときたら 、料理はまったくだめなのよ。  
I really can't cook at all.  
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