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背負う, 脊負う, せおう, しょう
Conjugated: 背負って
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to carry on one's back
2. to be burdened with, to take responsibility for
3. to have (something) in the background, to be in front (of something)
Only しょう, Intransitive, See しょってる, in the form しょってる
4. to be conceited, to think highly of oneself
しょってる, 背負って
Expression, Usually in kana
to be conceited, to be stuck up, to be full of oneself, to be cocky
背負って立つ, しょってたつ
Expression, Godan verb
to work as the backbone (of), to bear responsibility (for), to be the mainstay (of), to be the central part (of)
カモがネギを背負ってくる, カモがネギを背負って来る, 鴨がねぎを背負ってくる, 鴨がねぎを背負って来る, 鴨が葱を背負ってくる, 鴨が葱を背負って来る, 鴨が葱をしょって来る, カモがねぎをしょってくる, かもがねぎをしょってくる
Expression, See 鴨鍋
along comes a sucker just begging to be parted from his money, a duck comes carrying a Welsh onion on its back
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