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いく, 行く, 逝く, 往く, ゆく
Conjugated: 行かない
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 来る・くる・1
1. to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach
See 旨く行く, い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use
2. to proceed, to take place
3. to pass through, to come and go
4. to walk
Only 逝く
5. to die, to pass away
そうはいかない, そうは行かない, そうはイカない
Expression, Usually in kana
not a chance, you wish!, that's not going to happen, that won't work
一筋縄では行かない, 一筋縄ではいかない, ひとすじなわではいかない
Expression, See 一筋縄・2
not straightforward, not dealt with by ordinary means
にっちもさっちもいかない, にっちもさっちも行かない, 二進も三進もいかない, 二進も三進も行かない
Expression, Usually in kana
being driven into a corner, having no way out, being caught between a rock and a hard place
年端もいかない, 年端も行かない, 年端もゆかない, としはもいかない, としはもゆかない
Expression, See 年端もいかぬ
of tender years, very young
わけにはいかない, 訳にはいかない, わけには行かない, 訳には行かない
Expression, Usually in kana
cannot (due to external circumstances), cannot afford to, must not, impossible to, no way one can (do)
一筋縄でいかない, 一筋縄で行かない, ひとすじなわでいかない
Expression, See 一筋縄では行かない
not straightforward, not dealt with by ordinary means
ないわけにはいかない, ない訳にはいかない, ないわけには行かない, ない訳には行かない
Expression, See わけにはいかない, Usually in kana, after neg. verb stem
cannot avoid (doing), cannot help (doing), have no other choice but to, must (do)
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