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子を見る, ようすをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to wait and see, to see how things go, to survey the situation
子を宿す, こをやどす
Expression, Godan verb
to be pregnant, to be with child
調子を取る, 調子をとる, ちょうしをとる
Expression, Godan verb
to beat time, to mark time
子を取る, 帽子をとる, ぼうしをとる
Expression, Godan verb
to take off one's hat
子を伺う, 様子をうかがう, ようすをうかがう
Expression, Godan verb
to wait and see, to see how the land lies
子を携える, さいしをたずさえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be accompanied by one's family
調子を整える, ちょうしをととのえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to put in tune
子を掛ける, 梯子をかける, はしごを掛ける, はしごをかける
Expression, Ichidan verb
to set a ladder up against
子を立てる, メンツを立てる, メンツをたてる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 立てる・たてる・6
to save face
子を外される, はしごを外される, ハシゴを外される, はしごをはずされる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
to be left lonely at the top, to be left high and dry by one's friends, to be abandoned by one's supporters, to have the rug pulled from under one, to have the ladder pulled out from under one
調子を合わせる, ちょうしをあわせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to harmonize with, to keep in tune with
2. to go along with, to keep in step
寝た子を起こす, ねたこをおこす
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to disturb the water, to wake a sleeping dog, to wake a sleeping child
蜘蛛の子を散らす, くものこをちらす
Expression, Godan verb
to scatter in all directions (like baby spiders)
子を持って知る親の恩, こをもってしるおやのおん
Expression, Proverb
he that has no child knows not what love is
親見たけりゃ子を見ろ, おやみたけりゃこをみろ
Expression, Proverb
like father, like son
子を見ること親に如かず, 子を見る事親に如かず, こをみることおやにしかず
Expression, Proverb
the parent is the best judge of the child
虎穴に入らずんば虎子を得ず, 虎穴に入らずんば虎児を得ず, こけつにいらずんばこじをえず, こけつにいらずんばこしをえず
Expression, Proverb
nothing ventured, nothing gained, you will not get the tiger cub without entering the tiger's den
ねじを巻く, ネジを巻く, 螺子を巻く, ねじをまく
Expression, Godan verb
1. to wind (e.g. a watch)
Idiomatic expression
2. to give (someone) a good prodding, to make (someone) shape up