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本腰を入れる
Readings
ほんごしをいれる
hongoshiwoireru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
Sensitive
to set about in earnest, to put one's back into somethingmit etw. Ernst machen, sich richtig bemühen

Kanji
ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: ヨウKUN: こし
loins, hips, waist, low wainscoting

ON: ニュウ, ジュKUN: い.る, -い.る, -い.り, い.れる, -い.れ, はい.る
enter, insert

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
俺は慌てて探し物に本腰を入れ始めた。Parts: (おれ), 慌てる (あわてる), 探し物 (さがしもの), 本腰を入れる (ほんごしをいれる), 始める (はじめる)I hurriedly started searching in earnest.

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