TAKOBOTO

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当面
Readings
とうめん
toumen
Meanings
May take the particle 'no'
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
current, urgent, pressing, impending

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
to confront (an issue), to face (up to something)

Adverb (fukushi)
for the meantime, at presentстоя́щий пе́ред, неотло́жный, первоочередно́йaugenblickliche Konfrontation, Dringlichkeit

Kanji
ON: トウKUN: あ.たる, あ.たり, あ.てる, あ.て, まさ.に, まさ.にべし
hit, right, appropriate, himself

ON: メン, ベンKUN: おも, おもて, つら
mask, face, features, surface

Example sentences
当面は彼に調子を合わせておいたほうがいいぞ。Parts: 当面 (とうめん), (かれ), 調子を合わせる (ちょうしをあわせる), 置く (おく), 方がいい (ほうがいい), You should play along with him for the time being.

現在我々が当面している問題は新しいものではない。Parts: 現在 (げんざい), 我々 (われわれ), 当面 (とうめん), 問題 (もんだい), 新しい (あたらしい), (もの)The problem before us today is not a new one.

そのプロジェクトはよく計画されていて興味深いが、当面の利益には大した結果をもたらさないと見られている。Parts: 其の (その), プロジェクト, 良く (よく), 計画 (けいかく), 為れる (される), 興味深い (きょうみぶかい), 当面 (とうめん), 利益 (りえき), には, 大した (たいした), 結果 (けっか), 齎す (もたらす), 見る (みる)The project is well-planned and interesting, but its immediate impact on the bottom line is not considered substantial.

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