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背中, 背なか, せなか
back (of body)
背中の痛み, せなかのいたみ
背中を出す, せなかをだす
Expression, Godan verb
to bare one's back
背中を流す, せなかをながす
Expression, Godan verb
to rinse one's back
背中を押す, せなかをおす
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to push someone (towards), to encourage someone
背中を追う, せなかをおう
Godan verb, Expression
1. to walk behind someone
Idiomatic expression
2. to follow in someone's footsteps
背中で教える, せなかでおしえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to teach by example, to teach by showing, to teach with one's back
背中を向ける, せなかをむける
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to turn one's back on
2. to be uninterested in
背中合わせ, 背中あわせ, 背中合せ, せなかあわせ
1. back to back
2. discord, feud
3. opposite sides of the same coin
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