Vocab Info

N1 る-Verb

牛耳(ぎゅうじ)

to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb

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    • Part of Speech

      る-Verb

    • 単語の書類

      一段動詞

    Examples

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      団長(だんちょう)団体(だんたい)牛耳(ぎゅうじ)っている。

      The leader is controlling the group. {to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb}

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      この党内(とうない)牛耳(ぎゅうじ)っているのは党首(とうしゅ)です。

      The party leader is the one who controls this party from within. {to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb}

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      この(くに)(うら)社会(しゃかい)牛耳(ぎゅうじ)るのはマフィアのドンである。

      The Mafia Don is the one who controls the underworld of this country. {to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb}

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      長老(ちょうろう)牛耳(ぎゅうじ)っているこの(まち)住民(じゅうみん)(ぼく)(なに)()おうが無駄(むだ)である。

      No matter what I say to the residents of this town, which is under the control of the elders, it would be futile. {to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb}

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      この世界(せかい)(やみ)支配者(しはいしゃ)牛耳(ぎゅうじ)られているという陰謀(いんぼう)(ろん)(ひろ)がっています。

      A conspiracy theory that this world is being controlled by the ruler of darkness is spreading. {to control, to take the lead in, to have under one's thumb}

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