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相手取る
Readings
あいてどる
aitedoru
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to challenge (esp. in a lawsuit), to take on an opponent (in negotiations, contest, etc.)sich jmdn. zum Gegner machen, jmdn. herausfordern, gegen jmdn. klagen

Kanji
ON: ソウ, ショウKUN: あい-
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy

ON: シュ, ズKUN: て, て-, -て, た-
hand

ON: シュKUN: と.る, と.り, と.り-, とり, -ど.り
take, fetch, take up

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
会社は元会計を相手取って訴訟を起こした。Parts: 会社 (かいしゃ), (もと), 会計 (かいけい), 相手取る (あいてどる), 訴訟 (そしょう), 起こす (おこす)The company took action against its former accountant.

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