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どぶに捨てる溝に捨てる
Readings
どぶにすてる
dobunisuteru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
to throw down the drain, to waste

Kanji
ON: シャKUN: す.てる
discard, throw away, abandon, resign, reject, sacrifice

ON: コウKUN: みぞ
gutter, ditch, sewer, drain, 10**32

ON: シャKUN: す.てる
discard, throw away, abandon, resign, reject, sacrifice

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼に金をやるくらいならむしろどぶに捨てた方がましだ。Parts: (かれ), (かね), 遣る (やる), (くらい), なら (ならば), 寧ろ (むしろ), 溝に捨てる (どぶにすてる), 方がまし (ほうがまし)You had as well throw your money into the ditch as give it to him.

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