Vocab Info

N1 る-Verb

(もと)める

to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy

    Details

    • Pitch Accent

    • General Top 300

    • Word Type

      る-Verb

    • 単語の書類

      一段動詞

    Examples

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      (すべ)ての(ひと)(しあわ)せを(もと)めています。

      Everyone is seeking happiness. {to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy}

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      (かれ)権力(けんりょく)(もと)めて大臣(だいじん)()まで(のぼ)()めた。

      He sought power and climbed up to the position of minister. {to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy}

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      平和(へいわ)(もと)めている人々(ひとびと)戦争(せんそう)反対(はんたい)しています。

      People who are seeking peace are opposing war. {to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy}

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      自社(じしゃ)商品(しょうひん)原因(げんいん)怪我(けが)をした顧客(こきゃく)会社(かいしゃ)賠償(ばいしょう)(もと)めてきた。

      A customer who was injured due to our company's product came to the company demanding compensation. {to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy}

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      店員(てんいん):「お(もと)めの(しな)は、ただいま()割引(わりびき)で、お()(どく)となっております。」

      Shop Assistant: "The item you wish to purchase is currently 20% off and is a great deal." {to want, to wish for, to request, to demand, to seek, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to purchase, to buy}

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