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目と鼻の先眼と鼻の先
Readings
めとはなのさき
metohananosaki
Meanings
Expression
Noun (futsuumeishi)
in front of one's eyes, just nearby, within a stone's throwAbstand zwischen Augen und Nase

Kanji
ON: モク, ボクKUN: め, -め, ま-
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

ON: KUN: はな
nose, snout

ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: ガン, ゲンKUN: まなこ, め
eyeball

ON: KUN: はな
nose, snout

ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

Example sentences
その店は私の家から目と鼻の先にある。Parts: 其の (その), (みせ), (わたし), (いえ), から, 目と鼻の先 (めとはなのさき), 有る (ある)The store is close to my house.

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