Vocab Info

N3 Noun

手前(てまえ)

before, this side, one's standpoint, one's appearance, we, you

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    • Pitch Accent

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    • Word Type

      Noun

    • 単語の書類

      名詞

    Examples

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      手前(てまえ)にある雑誌(ざっし)()ってくれませんか?

      Could you pass me the magazine in front of you?

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      ()()した手前(てまえ)、とても(ことわ)(こと)出来(でき)ない。

      I can't say no to him now that he's made the offer before me.

      • N3

      この電車(でんしゃ)終点(しゅうてん)(みっ)手前(てまえ)(えき)()()えをします。

      I will change trains three stops before the last stop of this train.

      • N3

      (わたし)がやると()ってしまった手前(てまえ)()()がる(こと)出来(でき)ません。

      I can't back down now that I've said I'll do it.

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      (はは)(むすめ)に:「そんなだらしない生活(せいかつ)をして、(すこ)しは世間(せけん)手前(てまえ)(かんが)えたらどうなの?」

      A mother to her daughter: 'With such an irresponsible lifestyle, shouldn't you at least consider how it appears to others?'

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