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聞く, 聴く, きく
Conjugated: 聞いた
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hear
esp. 聴く
2. to listen (e.g. to music)
聴く is used in legal and official contexts
3. to ask, to enquire, to query
4. to hear about, to hear of, to learn of
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with
「昨日あの授業の講義を聞いていましたか」と学生がたずねた。
方が良い, ほうが良い, 方がよい, ほうがよい
Expression, after past tense verb
1. had better ...
See した方がいい, after negative verb
2. had better not ...
ここにはいない方がよい。
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