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命を保つ, いのちをたもつ
Expression, Godan verb
to preserve life
命を張る, 命をはる, いのちをはる
Expression, Godan verb
to put one's life on the line
命を奪う, いのちをうばう
Expression, Godan verb
to take someone's life, to kill someone
命を絶つ, いのちをたつ
Expression, Godan verb
1. to end one's life, to commit suicide
2. to end a life, to kill
命を拾う, いのちをひろう
Expression, Godan verb
to narrowly escape death, to have a narrow escape from death
命を懸ける, 命を賭ける, 命をかける, いのちをかける
Expression, Ichidan verb
to put one's life on the line, to risk one's life, to put everything one has into it
命を奉じる, めいをほうじる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to obey orders
命を捨てる, いのちを捨てる, いのちをすてる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to give one's life, to lay down one's life
命を落とす, いのちをおとす
Expression, Godan verb
to lose one's life
100万人の人々がその戦争で命を落とした。
命を縮める, いのちをちぢめる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to shorten one's life
すさんだ生活を送るのは、命を縮めるようなものだ。
命を捧げる, いのちをささげる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to give one's life (e.g. in battle), to devote one's life (e.g. to a cause)
この記念碑は祖国に命を捧げた兵士を祭っている。
命を惜しむ, いのちをおしむ
Expression, Godan verb
to hold one's life dear, to be reluctant to die
命を知る, てんめいをしる
Expression, Godan verb
to turn 50, to reach 50 years of age
命をつなぐ, 命を繋ぐ, いのちをつなぐ
Expression, Godan verb, See 生き続ける・いきつづける・2
to survive, to continue living, to escape death
使命を帯びる, しめいをおびる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be charged with a mission
使命を果たす, しめいをはたす
Expression, Godan verb
to carry out one's mission
寿命を延ばす, じゅみょうをのばす
Expression, Godan verb
to prolong one's life
寿命を縮める, じゅみょうをちぢめる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 命を縮める
to shorten one's life
命を含める, せんみょうをふくめる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Archaism
to make someone understand their fate, to reason with, to persuade, to deliver an imperial edict (which cannot be refused)
命を取り留める, 命をとりとめる, 命を取りとめる, いのちをとりとめる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 一命を取り留める・いちめいをとりとめる
to escape death, to be saved from death
命を取り留める, 一命をとりとめる, 一命を取りとめる, いちめいをとりとめる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to escape death, to be saved from death
彼は飛行機事故で一命を取り留めた。
人事を尽くして天命を待つ, じんじをつくしててんめいをまつ
Expression, Godan verb, Proverb
man proposes, God disposes, man does what man can do then awaits the verdict of heaven (or fate)