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足がかり, 足掛かり, 足掛り, あしがかり
foothold, footing, toehold, stepping stone
足が出る, あしがでる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
1. to exceed the budget, to overrun the budget, to have a deficit, to go into the red
2. to have a secret revealed
足が遅い, あしがおそい
Expression, See 足の遅い
to be slow-footed
足がつく, 足が付く, あしがつく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
1. to be traced (of a criminal), to be tracked
2. to have a (male) lover
足がつる, 足が攣る, 足が痙る, あしがつる
Expression, Godan verb, See 攣る
to have one's leg cramp
足が早い, あしがはやい
1. to be fast at walking and running
Idiomatic expression
2. to be quick to spoil (of foodstuffs)
足が重い, あしがおもい
1. heavy-footed, slow of foot
See 気がすすまない
2. reluctant, disinclined, unwilling
足が向く, あしがむく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to head towards, to be inclined to go towards, to head for a place naturally
足が行く, 満足がいく, まんぞくがいく
Expression, Godan verb
to be satisfied (with), to find satisfactory
足が遠のく, 足が遠退く, あしがとおのく
Expression, Godan verb
to visit less often
足がすくむ, 足が竦む, あしがすくむ
Expression, Godan verb
to freeze (from fear), to be unable to (too frightened to) run
足が途絶える, あしがとだえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
to lose all customers (visitors, etc.)
足が棒になる, あしがぼうになる
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to get stiff legs (after walking or standing up for a long time)
地に足がつく, 地に足が着く, 地に足が付く, ちにあしがつく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to keep one's feet on the ground, to be down to earth
足が地に着かない, 足が地に付かない, 足が地につかない, あしがちにつかない
Expression, Idiomatic expression
losing oneself, on top of the world, walking on air, frivolous
脚がある, 足がある, あしがある
Expression, Godan verb
to have legs, to be able to get around, to be a good runner
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