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自分の首を絞める
自分の首をしめる
Readings
じぶんのくびをしめる
jibunnokubiwoshimeru
English
Expression
Ichidan verb
to ask for trouble, to dig your own grave, to cut your own throat

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 自分の首を絞める, 自分の首を絞めます
[does], will [do]
自分の首を絞めない, 自分の首を絞めません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 自分の首を絞めた, 自分の首を絞めました
[did]
自分の首を絞めなかった, 自分の首を絞めませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 自分の首を絞めて, 自分の首を絞めまして 自分の首を絞めないで, 自分の首を絞めませんで 自分の首を絞めなくて
Kanjis
ON: ジ, シ KUN: みずか.ら, おの.ずから, おの.ずと
oneself

Stroke: 6 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 4-6-2 FC: 2600.0


ON: ブン, フン, ブ KUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 8022.2


ON: シュ KUN: くび
neck, counter for songs and poems

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-6 FC: 8060.0


ON: コウ KUN: しぼ.る, し.める, し.まる
strangle, constrict, wring

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-6-6 FC: 2094.4


Phrases
人間楽ばかりしてるとだめになる。たまには、自分で自分の首をしめるくらい窮地に追い込むのもありだと思う。
Parts: 人間 (にんげん) (らく) 許り (ばかり) 駄目 (だめ) になる 偶に (たまに) 自分で (じぶんで) 自分の首を絞める (じぶんのくびをしめる) くらい 窮地 (きゅうち) 追い込む (おいこむ) 有り (あり) 思う (おもう)
Comfort can spoil you. Once in a while, it can do you good to corner yourself.

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