Grammar Info
N2 Lesson 10: 10/20

を巡(めぐ)って
concerning, in regard to, about, (split) over

Structure
Noun + めぐっ(1)
Noun + めぐる + Noun

(1) めぐ
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使用域 硬い
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  • [Aをめぐって is used to imply a multitude of opinions, etc. regarding A・ It is unnatural to use it in cases where only one opinion exists]
  • [めぐって usually implies that there is a dispute/disagreement over something]
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今日(きょう)、国会(こっかい)では増税(ぞうぜい)するべきかそのまま据(す)え置(お)きするべきかをめぐって激論(げきろん)が生(しょう)じた。
There was a heated debate today over whether the parliament should raise taxes or leave them as they are.
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スイスに於(お)いて貿易(ぼうえき)協定(きょうてい)をめぐり米国(べいこく)とヨーロッパ連合(れんごう)の交渉(こうしょう)が始(はじ)まりました。
The negotiations between the United States and the European Union in regard to a trade agreement began in Switzerland today.
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時代(じだい)とともに、海賊(かいぞく)王(おう)の宝(たから)が隠(かく)された場所(ばしょ)をめぐる様々(さまざま)な論争(ろんそう)が起(お)こった。
As time passed, various disputes arose concerning the location of the hidden treasure of the pirate king.
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