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兼ねる
kaneru
JLPT N2 Author: dc
かねる
Meaning
hesitate to, cannot, hard to do
その点は賛成しかねる。/ I am unable to agree on that point.
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Phrases
he found it hard to say the truth to her, and remained silent.
#516 Author: Amatuka, dc

As such is the case, I am sorry I can't accept your kind invitation.
#3390 Author: dc

I cannot agree with you on that point
#3391 Author: dc

No one can determine the amount of pin - money we waste in a year.
#3392 Author: dc

I find her manner a little hard to take.
#3393 Author: dc

I find it hard to respond to that matter immediately
#3155 Author: bitco, bamboo4

I cannot accept such an expensive gift.
#340 Author: dc

find it hard to say
#223 Author: dc, bamboo4

find it hard to bear (something any longer)
#224 Author: dc

I am unable to agree with that opinion.
#6854 Author: 赤毛

I can't approve such methods.
#8203 Author: karekano

Today because the sunny weather,it's hard to rain storm.
#8556 Author: belajar

I can`t decide whether or not to cut my hair shorter.
#8204 Author: karekano

I received an explanation from my Company about the changes in the working conditions, but I really hesitate to agree with them.
#6855 Author: 赤毛

In the oral examination, every question coming forth have been heard, but even if I heard the question, I hesitate a little to respond.
#6856 Author: 赤毛

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