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あと一歩後一歩
Readings
あといっぽ
atoippo
Meanings
Expression
Adverb (fukushi)
See also: 今一つ, いまひとつ, 1
one more, another, the other

See also: 今一つ, いまひとつ, 2
not quite, not very good

Kanji
ON: イチ, イツKUN: ひと-, ひと.つ
one, one radical (no.1)

ON: ホ, ブ, フKUN: ある.く, あゆ.む
walk, counter for steps

ON: ゴ, コウKUN: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる
behind, back, later

ON: イチ, イツKUN: ひと-, ひと.つ
one, one radical (no.1)

ON: ホ, ブ, フKUN: ある.く, あゆ.む
walk, counter for steps

Example sentences
日本シンクロ界の悲願である金には、あと一歩で届かなかった。Parts: 日本 (にほん), シンクロ, (かい), 悲願 (ひがん), である, (きん), には, あと一歩 (あといっぽ), 届く (とどく)The 'gold' yearned for by the Japanese synchronized swimming world was not quite reached.

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