1. I 〔刀を抜くと同時に切り付けること〕
    • 抜き打ちに切り付ける
    • draw one's sword and cut down an off-guard [unsuspecting] enemy in a split second
  1. II 〔物事を不意にすること〕
    • 抜き打ちに調理場の検査があった
    • There was a surprise inspection [examination] of the kitchen.
    • 抜き打ち解散で議員達は急遽(きゅうきょ)選挙区に帰った
    • The unexpected dissolution of the Diet sent the representatives hurrying back to their election [electoral] districts.