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虚勢を張る
Readings
きょせいをはる
kyoseiwoharu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
to bluff, to act bravebluffen, sich aufplustern, eine nicht vorhandene Kraft zur Schau stellen

Kanji
ON: キョ, コKUN: むな.しい, うつ.ろ
void, emptiness, unpreparedness, crack, fissure, untruth

ON: セイ, ゼイKUN: いきお.い, はずみ
forces, energy, military strength

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
「わはははは、心配するなっ!」オレはあえて虚勢を張った。Parts: わはは, 心配 (しんぱい), (おれ), 敢えて (あえて), 虚勢を張る (きょせいをはる)Ha-ha-ha-hah! No worry! I brazenly bluffed.

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