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辛うじて
karoujite
JLPT N1
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かろうじて
Meaning
barely
I barely made it to the train.
やっとのことで。何とか。ようやくのことで。わずかに。
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Phrases
I barely managed to finish the letter by eleven o'clock.
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You are only just in time.
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I escaped the accident by the skin of my teeth.
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I narrowly escaped being hit by a car.
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I barely managed to catch the train.
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I ran and barely made the 2 O'Clock train
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I just barely managed to avoid dropping out of class
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They are just barely still together
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