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油を売る
Readings
あぶらをうる
aburawouru
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
to loaf (particularly on the job), to idle one's time away, to dawdleseine Zeit vertrödeln, seine Zeit verbummeln, faulenzen

Kanji
ON: ユ, ユウKUN: あぶら
oil, fat

ON: バイKUN: う.る, う.れる
sell

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
お前どこで油を売っていたんだ。Parts: お前 (おまえ), 何処 (どこ), 油を売る (あぶらをうる), のだ (んです)Where were you loafing?

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