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あごで使う
アゴで使う
顎で使う
Readings
あごでつかう
agodetsukau

Reading restricted to あごで使う
Reading restricted to 顎で使う
アゴでつかう
agodetsukau

Reading restricted to アゴで使う
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'u' ending
See also: 頤で人を使う・あごでひとをつかう
to set somebody to work in an arrogant fashion, to push somebody around, to indicate by pointing one's chin

Expression
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Slang
to chatter, to jaw, to jabber

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future あごで使う, あごで使います
[does], will [do]
あごで使わない, あごで使いません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past あごで使った, あごで使いました
[did]
あごで使わなかった, あごで使いませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative あごで使って, あごで使いまして あごで使わないで, あごで使いませんで あごで使わなくて
Kanjis
使 ON: KUN: つか.う, つか.い, -つか.い, -づか.い
use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-2-6 FC: 2520.0


ON: ガク KUN: あご, あぎと
jaw, chin, gill

Stroke: 18 SKIP: 1-9-9 FC: 6128.8


Phrases
彼女は顎で人を使う。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 顎で使う (あごでつかう)
She has him at her beck and call.

「そっか。暇なら掃除しといて。」「なんだそれ。兄貴をアゴで使うなよ。」
Parts: そうか (そっか) (ひま) なら (ならば) 掃除 (そうじ) とく 何だ (なんだ) 其れ (それ) 兄貴 (あにき) 顎で使う (あごでつかう)
"Oh? If you're free get the cleaning done." "What's up with that? Don't order your brother around!"