とばかりに (to bakari ni)
Meaning: as if; as though
How to use the: Phrase + とばかりに
Can not be given in words but will take action, attitude to speak up
Use when speaking about the state of others, not for the speaker’s own.
Aite chīmu no chōshi ga kuzureta. Karera wa kono toki bakari ni semekonda.
The opposing party started playing boredom. The players on this side started attacking as if to say that the opportunity was now.
kare wa dete ike to bakari ni, doa o aketa.
He opened the door as if to tell me to get out.
`Ei ~tsu’ to bakari kiritsuketa.
I tried my best to cut.
kare wa odoroite, konna koto wa shouchi dekinai to bakari ni mi o kowabaraseta.
He froze in an attitude of stunned disapproval.
Ima ga chansu to bakari ni seme kakatta.
They began to attack as if they thought that was the opportunity.