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花を贈る, はなをおくる
Expression, Godan verb
to give flowers as a gift
花を引く, はなをひく
Expression, Godan verb, See 花札, hanafuda, Colloquialism
to play hanafuda
花を観る, 花を見る, はなをみる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 花見
to view (cherry) blossoms, to look at flowers
花を供える, はなをそなえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to offer flowers (e.g. at grave), to leave flowers
花を傷める, はなをいためる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to spoil a flower
花を添える, はなをそえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, usu. 〜に花を添える
to decorate, to add a touch of colour, to grace
花を欺く美人, はなをあざむくびじん
Expression, Obscure term
woman as pretty as a flower
花を持たせる, 華を持たせる, はなをもたせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to let someone have the credit for (a success), to let someone else carry the flowers
彼に花を持たせてやった。
花を咲かせる, はなをさかせる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 話に花を咲かせる, Idiomatic expression
1. to enliven (e.g. a conversation), to animate, to engage in enthusiastically
2. to become successful and well known
久しぶりに会ったんだから、酒でも飲みながら、昔話にでも花を咲かせるとするか。
花を散らす, ひばなをちらす
Expression, Godan verb
1. to give off sparks, to spark, to scintillate
2. to have a heated argument, to combat, to do something fiercely
錦上花を添える, きんじょうはなをそえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, See 錦上添花, Idiomatic expression
to crown beauty with even greater glory
錦上に花を敷く, きんじょうにはなをしく
Expression, Godan verb, See 錦上花を添える
to crown beauty with even greater beauty
話に花を咲かせる, はなしにはなをさかせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to engage in lively conversation
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