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盗み, ぬすみ
stealing
その少年は盗みをしかねない。
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盗む, 偸む, ぬすむ
Conjugated: 盗み
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to steal
2. to plagiarize, to steal (a technique, idea, etc.), to watch and learn
oft. as 目を盗んで
3. to do stealthily
usu. as 暇を盗んで
4. to do during scant time
Baseball term
5. to steal a base
何冊かの本が盗まれた。
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かねない, 兼ねない
Suffix, Expression, See 兼ねる・1, Usually in kana, after -masu stem of verb
quite capable of ..., could happen, not unlikely to
その少年は盗みをしかねない。
かねる, 兼ねる
Conjugated: かねない
Suffix, Ichidan verb, See 兼ねない, Usually in kana
1. to be unable to, to find difficult (unpleasant, awkward, painful) to do
Transitive
2. to serve two or more functions or roles simultaneously, to contain (or combine) two or more features
3. to work in two or more jobs simultaneously (positions, etc.), to do alongside
4. to hesitate to do something (out of consideration for others)
5. to think of the future (as well as the present)
私は勉強と遊びを兼ねている仕事につきたい。
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