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がる
garu
JLPT N3 Author: Amatuka
Meaning
Ab ~seems (of somebody else's emotions & desires)
He (looks like) he wants a new car.
See also
Phrases
Idiot! Get off her! Can't you see you're choking her? (Lit: ~Doesn't she look like she's suffering.)
#1573 Author: Amatuka

Mr. Ogawa really looks like he wants a new car, doesn't he?
#713 Author: Amatuka

Feel such pity, the baby crying for mother's milk.
#3049 Author: bamboo4

Don't you act like a tough guy!
#3050 Author: bamboo4

Don't be scared, try the roller coaster, it's fun!
#7003 Author: タン

Since he broke up with his girlfriend, he's always seemed so sad.
#7004 Author: agnestan

on`t be afraid of the barking dog.
#8165 Author: karekano

She took her reluctant child to school.
#8166 Author: karekano

Children seem to like sweety.
#8759 Author: grafenberg

Children seem to like sweety.
#8760 Author: grafenberg

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