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辛うじて
karoujite
JLPT N1 Author: dc
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。
Phrases
I barely managed to finish the letter by eleven o'clock.
#3492 Author: dbx

You are only just in time.
#3493 Author: dbx

I escaped the accident by the skin of my teeth.
#3494 Author: dbx

I narrowly escaped being hit by a car.
#3495 Author: dbx

I barely managed to catch the train.
#3496 Author: dbx

I ran and barely made the 2 O'Clock train
#1240 Author: dc

I just barely managed to avoid dropping out of class
#1241 Author: dc

They are just barely still together
#1242 Author: dc

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