てはじめて (te hajimete)
Meaning: not until; only after… did I
How to use the: Verb-てform + はじめて
Used to express in the case that: After actually doing something (which has not been done before), it becomes a different state.
Hataraku ni haitte hajimete kare to shiriai ni natta.
Only after working did I get to know him.
Ikudo mo mite hajimete sono eiga no yo-sa ga wakaru
See many times to know how good the movie is
jibun no kodomo ga dekite hajimete, otona ni natta ki ga shita.
I did not feel like I had become an adult until I had my own child.
Gaikoku wa nankai mo kaite hajimete jōzu ni naru noda.
Learning foreign languages must write a lot to be