TAKOBOTO

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おく
oku
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
to do it in advance OR to leave it in the current state expecting a later change
I left the window open
Phrases
I couldn't drink both bottles, so I left one for you.
Author: dc

I've looked through your report and made some notes on it.
Author: dc

I prepared for the meeting in advance
Author: dc

I've added my recommendations to improve the situation.
Author: dc

I mentioned your name to him.
Author: dc

I wish I had taken my health check earlier
Author: dc, Miki

I gave him some helpful advice.
Author: dc

She left me standing there for two hours.
Author: dc

I’ll pay all for the meantime (...and I’m exepecting something back in the future )
Author: cup

No, I'd better listen and remember it for later !
Author: cup

Did you leave the window open?
Author: dc

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