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今一歩いま一歩
Readings
いまいっぽ
imaippo
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

close run, just falling short of success
Kanji
ON: コン, キンKUN: いま
now

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: 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
監督はチームをトーナメント優勝に今一歩という所までもっていったのに悔しいことだった。Parts: 監督 (かんとく), チーム (ティーム), トーナメント, 優勝 (ゆうしょう), 今一歩 (いまいっぽ), 言う (いう), (ところ), (まで), 持っていく (もっていく), のに, 悔しい (くやしい), (こと)It was annoying, as the manager took his team to a near-miss in the tournament.

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