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稼ぐ, かせぐ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to earn (income), to make (money)
2. to score (points, victory), to gain (time), to play (for time)
Intransitive
3. to work hard (at one's job), to labor, to labour, to toil
私は自分の生活費を稼がなくてはならない。
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時を稼ぐ, ときをかせぐ
Expression, Godan verb
to play for time, to use delaying tactics
点を稼ぐ, 点をかせぐ, てんをかせぐ
Expression, Godan verb, See 点数を稼ぐ・てんすうをかせぐ, Idiomatic expression
to score points with (a person), to curry favor with (favour)
時間を稼ぐ, じかんをかせぐ
Expression, Godan verb
to gain time, to play for time, to buy time
点数を稼ぐ, 点数をかせぐ, てんすうをかせぐ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to score points with (a person)
稼ぐに追いつく貧乏なし, 稼ぐに追いつく貧乏無し, かせぐにおいつくびんぼうなし
Expression, Proverb
poverty is a stranger to industry, diligence is the mother of good fortune