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使う, 遣う, つかう
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to use (a thing, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use
See 人使い
2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate
3. to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume
See 言葉遣い
4. to use (language), to speak
お湯を全部使わないで。
気を使う, 気を遣う, 気をつかう, きをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to pay attention to another's needs, to attend to, to fuss about, to take into consideration
私のことには少しも気を使ってくれません。
召し使う, 召使う, めしつかう
Godan verb, Transitive
to employ, to hire (a servant)
術を使う, じゅつをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to practice magic, to practise magic
頭を使う, あたまをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to use one's head
湯を使う, ゆをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to take a hot bath
空を使う, そらをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, See 空とぼける
1. to pretend not to know, to feign ignorance
2. to tell a lie, to lie
こき使う, 扱き使う, 扱使う, こきつかう
Godan verb, Transitive
to work (someone) hard, to push (someone) around
彼は私達をこき使っている。
出しに使う, だしにつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to use as a pretext, to use as an excuse for doing something
だしに使われるのはごめんだ。
人形を使う, 人形を遣う, にんぎょうをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to manipulate puppets, to pull wires
あごで使う, アゴで使う, 顎で使う, あごでつかう, アゴでつかう
Expression, Godan verb, See 頤で人を使う・あごでひとをつかう
1. to set somebody to work in an arrogant fashion, to push somebody around, to indicate by pointing one's chin
Slang
2. to chatter, to jaw, to jabber
行水を使う, 行水をつかう, ぎょうずいをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to have a bath in the open air
色目を使う, 色目をつかう, いろめをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
1. to make eyes at, to leer, to ogle
2. to ingratiate oneself, to toady, to flatter
弁当を使う, べんとうをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to eat a boxed lunch
神経を使う, 神経をつかう, しんけいをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to be nervous, to be sensitive, to worry, to be fussy, to be precise
留守を使う, 留守をつかう, るすをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to pretend to not be home, to pretend to be out
手水を使う, ちょうずをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
1. to wash one's face and hands
2. to go to the toilet
仮病を使う, けびょうをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to feign illness
声色を使う, 声色を遣う, こわいろをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, oft. as 〜の声色を使う
to mimic someone's voice, to impersonate
有効に使う, ゆうこうにつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to make good use of, to use to one's advantage
時間はできるだけ有効に使わなければならない。
居留守を使う, いるすをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, See 留守を使う
to pretend to be out
もし電話がかかってきたら、居留守を使っておいて。
頤で人を使う, あごで人を使う, あごでひとをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, See あごで使う・1
to set somebody to work in an arrogant fashion, to push somebody around, to indicate someone by pointing one's chin
汚い手を使う, きたないてをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to play a dirty trick, to use underhanded methods, to hit below the belt, to play false
奥の手を使う, おくのてをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to play one's trump card
おべっかを使う, おべっかをつかう
Expression, Godan verb, See おべっか
to suck up to, to curry up to someone
卑怯な手を使う, ひきょうなてをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to play a dirty trick, to use underhanded methods, to hit below the belt, to play foul
湯水のように使う, ゆみずのようにつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to spend (money) like water, to spend (money) like it grows on trees, to throw around (one's money), to play ducks and drakes with
金を遣う, 金を使う, かねをつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to spend money
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