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従う, 随う, 順う, 遵う, 從う, 隨う, したがう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow, to observe, to conform to, to yield to
2. to follow (a person), to accompany, to go with
3. to go alongside (e.g. a river), to follow (e.g. a sign)
4. to serve (as), to engage in (work)
善良な市民は法律に従う。
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世に従う, よにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb, Archaism
to follow the crowd, to change with the times
忠告に従う, 忠告にしたがう, ちゅうこくにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb
to follow advice, to act upon advice
誰の忠告に従うべきかわたしに教えて下さい。
判決に従う, はんけつにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb
to abide by the verdict
あるに従う, あるにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb
1. to let things end up as they will, to let nature take its course
2. to make do with what one has
慣習に従う, かんしゅうにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb
to follow custom, to conform (convention, tradition, etc.), to toe the line
規則に従う, きそくにしたがう
Expression, Godan verb
to go by the rules, to observe the regulations
付き従う, 付き随う, 付従う, つき従う, つきしたがう
Godan verb, Intransitive
to follow, to accompany, to cleave to, to join up with, to obey implicitly, to flatter
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