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見せる, みせる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to show, to display
見す, 看す, めす
Conjugated: 見せる
Godan verb, Transitive, See 見る・1, Honorific or respectful, Archaism
1. to see, to look, to watch
2. to rule, to govern
顔を見せる, かおをみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to make an appearance
姿を見せる, すがたをみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to show up, to appear, to turn up
力んで見せる, りきんでみせる
Ichidan verb
to show a bold front
後ろを見せる, うしろをみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to turn one's back (on the enemy)
目に物見せる, 目にもの見せる, めにものみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
to teach someone a lesson, to show someone a thing or two, to show someone what one can do
手の内を見せる, てのうちをみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
to reveal one's true intentions, to show one's cards
敵に後ろを見せる, てきにうしろをみせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to flee from one's enemy, to turn tail
2. to expose one's weakness to an adversary
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