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貧乏くじを引く貧乏籤を引く
Readings
びんぼうくじをひく
binboukujiwohiku
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
to get the short end of the stick, to get the bad end of a bargaindas schlechteste Los ziehen

Kanji
ON: ヒン, ビンKUN: まず.しい
poverty, poor

ON: ボウKUN: とぼ.しい, とも.しい
destitution, scarce, limited

ON: インKUN: ひ.く, ひ.き, ひ.き-, -び.き, ひ.ける
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

ON: ヒン, ビンKUN: まず.しい
poverty, poor

ON: ボウKUN: とぼ.しい, とも.しい
destitution, scarce, limited

ON: センKUN: くじ, かずとり
lottery, raffle

ON: インKUN: ひ.く, ひ.き, ひ.き-, -び.き, ひ.ける
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
貧乏くじを引きたくない。Parts: 貧乏くじを引く (びんぼうくじをひく), たいI don't want to be left holding the bag.

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