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思う壺にはまる
思う壷にはまる
思うつぼにはまる
Readings
おもうつぼにはまる
omoutsubonihamaru
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Idiomatic expression
to turn out just as one wished, to play into the hands (of)

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 思う壺にはまる, 思う壺にはまります
[does], will [do]
思う壺にはまらない, 思う壺にはまりません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 思う壺にはまった, 思う壺にはまりました
[did]
思う壺にはまらなかった, 思う壺にはまりませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 思う壺にはまって, 思う壺にはまりまして 思う壺にはまらないで, 思う壺にはまりませんで 思う壺にはまらなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-5-4 FC: 6033.3


ON: KUN: つぼ
jar, pot

Stroke: 12 SKIP: 2-3-9 FC: 4010.0


ON: KUN: つぼ
jar, pot, hinge knuckle, one's aim

Stroke: 11 SKIP: 2-3-8 FC: 4010.0


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