Vocab Info

N4 う-verb

(つか)まる

to be caught, to be arrested, to hold on to, to grasp, to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi), to be detained by

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    • Word Type

      う-verb

    • 単語の書類

      五段動詞

    Examples

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      叔父(おじ)先日(せんじつ)信号(しんごう)無視(むし)(つか)ったそうです。

      I heard that my uncle was recently caught jaywalking.

      • N4

      迷子(まいご)になると(こま)るので(わたし)()をしっかり(つか)っていてね!

      Hold on to my hand tight because I don't want you to get lost!

      • N4

      せっかく定時(ていじ)(かえ)ろうとしたのに部長(ぶちょう)(つか)って全然(ぜんぜん)(かえ)(こと)出来(でき)なかった。

      I tried to go home on time, but the director caught me and I couldn't leave at all.

      • N4

      シリアルキラーが(つか)まるまで、警察(けいさつ)はあとどのくらいの時間(じかん)必要(ひつよう)なのかしら…。

      I wonder how much more time the police will need before the serial killer is caught...

      • N3

      (むかし)階段(かいだん)から(ころ)()ちた(こと)がトラウマで、()すりに(つか)まらない階段(かいだん)()りられません。

      I was so traumatized by a fall down the stairs in the past that I cannot go down the stairs without clutching the handrail.

      • N3
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