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茶を濁す, ちゃをにごす
Expression, Godan verb
to evade (questions), to reply evasively, to beat around the bush, to throw up a smoke screen
茶を濁す, おちゃをにごす
Expression, Godan verb
1. to be evasive, to give an evasive answer
2. to speak ambiguously, to prevaricate
3. to cook up a specious story to get out of an uncomfortable situation
4. to make do with
茶を入れる, お茶を淹れる, お茶をいれる, おちゃをいれる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to make tea
へそで茶を沸かす, へそで茶をわかす, 臍で茶を沸かす, 臍で茶をわかす, へそでちゃをわかす
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to do something ridiculous, to do something bizarre, to boil tea in one's navel
へそが茶を沸かす, 臍が茶を沸かす, へそが茶をわかす, 臍が茶をわかす, へそがちゃをわかす
Expression, Godan verb, See へそで茶を沸かす・へそでちゃをわかす, Idiomatic expression
what a hoot!, joke of the century!, one's navel boils water
茶々を入れる, チャチャを入れる, ちゃちゃを入れる, 茶々をいれる, 茶茶を入れる, ちゃちゃをいれる, チャチャをいれる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to interrupt (with frivolous remarks, silly jokes, etc.), to butt in, to make teasing remarks
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