TAKOBOTO

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体を張る
Readings
からだをはる
karadawoharu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
to be risking one's lifesein Leben einsetzen

Kanji
ON: タイ, テイKUN: からだ, かたち
body, substance, object, reality, counter for images

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
ボクが憧れたのは翔太部長の『力』じゃない。体を張ってでも信念を貫こうとする雄々しい勇気だったはず。Parts: (ぼく), 憧れる (あこがれる), 部長 (ぶちょう), (ちから), 体を張る (からだをはる), でも, 信念 (しんねん), 貫く (つらぬく), とする, 雄々しい (おおしい), 勇気 (ゆうき), (はず)What I looked up to in Shota was not his 'strength'. It was his heroic courage to put his life on the line to carry out his convictions.

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