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to turn toward, to point at
Kanojo wa watashi ni shisen o muketa
She turned her gaze towards me.
Kono shouhin wa wakamono muke ni dezain sareteimasu
This product is designed for young people.
to lose (person)
Kare wa sakunen, hahaoya o nakushimashita
He lost his mother last year.
Jiko de taisetsu na yuujin o nakushita koto ga totemo kanashii desu
It is very sad to lose a dear friend in an accident.
to think of, to consider
Sono mondai ni tsuite yoku kangaeru hitsuyou ga aru
It is necessary to think carefully about that problem.
Kongo no keikaku o kangaeru toki ga kita
It's time to think about future plans.
to let leak out, to escape
to be saved, to be accumulated, to be piled up
Tamaru dake no chokin ga nai
I don't have enough savings to accumulate.
Ame mizu ga tamatte iru puuru
A pool filled with rainwater.
to pass time, to spend time, to get through
Tanoshii kyuujitsu o sugosu
Spend an enjoyable holiday.
Shuumatsu o yuujin to sugosu yotei desu
I plan to spend the weekend with a friend.
to stand, to rise
Kare wa seki kara tatta.
He stood up from his seat.
Ekimae ni atarashii biru ga tatsu yotei desu.
A new building is planned to be built in front of the station.
to be taken ill
Jikan ga kakaru shigoto o shite iru.
I am doing a job that takes time.
Kono purojekuto ni wa ooku no hiyou ga kakarimasu.
This project involves a lot of expenses.
Kono kusuri de kaze o naosu koto ga dekiru
This medicine can cure a cold.
Kare wa kizu o naosu tame ni byouin ni itta
He went to the hospital to heal his wound.
to use, to handle, to employ
Sono dougu wa tadashii houhou de tsukau beki desu.
You should use that tool in the correct way.
Kare wa tokidoki, muzukashii kotoba o tsukau koto ga arimasu.
He sometimes uses difficult words.
to ask, to look for, to search
Kanojo ni michi o tazuneta
I asked her for directions.
Sensei ni sono tango no imi o tazunemashita
I asked the teacher about the meaning of that word.
to hit, to guess, to put
Kuji ni ateru koto wa totemo muzukashii desu.
Hitting the lottery is very difficult.
Kare wa kanojo no nenrei o ateru koto ga dekimashita.
He was able to guess her age correctly.
to wake up, to make happen, to pick up (a person)
Jishin ga tsunami o okosu koto ga aru.
Earthquakes can sometimes cause tsunamis.
Kare no gendou ga shuui no hito no fukaikan o okosu koto ga aru.
His words and actions can sometimes cause discomfort to those around him.
to do, to cause
Konotabi wa gomeiwaku o okakete, makoto ni moushiwake arimasen deshita.
I sincerely apologize for causing you inconvenience this time.
Omiyage ni kore o ofurumai itashimasu.
I will offer this as a souvenir for you.
to go over, to pass, to surpass
Kare wa watashi ni purezento o kureta
He gave me a present.
Otousan ga atarashii jitensha o kuremashita
My father gave me a new bicycle.
to draw, to paint
Kare wa sono kabe ni rakugaki o kaiteita.
He was writing graffiti on that wall.
Kanojo wa, kare ni atta koto ga nai no ni, kare no koto o yoku kaiteita.
She wrote a lot about him, even though she had never met him.
to hear, to sound, can be heard
Tooku kara ongaku ga kikoeru.
I can hear music from far away.
Heya no tonari kara waraigoe ga kikoeta.
I heard laughter from the next room.
to tell, to report, to introduce, to transmit
Kare ni sono shirase o hayaku tsutaete kudasai
Please inform him of the news quickly.
Sensei wa seito-tachi ni juuyou na jouhou o tsutaeta
The teacher conveyed important information to the students.
to hang, to telephone, to lock, to spend, to sit
Denwa o kakeru no o wasurete shimatta
I forgot to make the phone call.
Watashi wa kabe ni e o kakemashita
I hung a picture on the wall.
to end, to be over
Shigoto ga hayaku sumitara, eiga o mi ni ikou
If we finish work early, let's go watch a movie.
Yachin no shiharai ga sunde iru node, anshin shite sumeru
I can live comfortably because the rent payment is settled.
to decrease (intransitive)
Kono keikaku ni yotte, kosuto ga heru deshou.
With this plan, the cost will decrease.
Chikyuu ondanka ni yori, koori ga heru.
Due to global warming, ice is decreasing.
to bring a thing close, to allow a person to approach
Mokuhyou ni chikazukeru tame ni isshoukenmei hatarakimasu
I will work hard to bring myself closer to my goal.
Kare ni chikazukeru you ni doryoku shimasu
I will strive to get closer to him.
to wave, to reject, to attach
Kare wa te o futte wakare o tsugeta
He waved his hand to say goodbye.
Kanojo wa yuki no naka de kasa o furimawashita
She swung her umbrella in the snow.
to be missing, to run out
Kagi ga nakunatte shimatta
The key has disappeared.
Kare wa chokin ga zenbu nakunatta
All of his savings have disappeared.
to hold out, to do one's best
Kyou mo ichinichi ganbarimasu
I will do my best today as well.
Shiken ni mukete ganbaranai to
I have to work hard for the exam.
to move, to operate, to influence
Kare wa kuruma o ugokasu tame ni kagi o sagashita
He looked for the key to move the car.
Piano no kenban o suberaka ni ugokasu no wa renshuu ga hitsuyou desu
It takes practice to move the piano keys smoothly.
to have, to hold, to own
Kanojo wa atarashii shigoto o motsu koto ni narimashita.
She got a new job.
Kono saifu wa furui kedo, tokubetsu na imi o motte iru node suterarenai.
This wallet is old, but I can't throw it away because it has a special meaning.
to run after, to drive out
Kare wa kuruma de watashitachi o otte kita
He followed us in his car.
Eki made hashitte kanojo o oikaketa
I ran after her to the station.
to be surprised, to be amazed, to be shocked
Kare no hanashi o kiite, watashi wa odorita.
I was surprised to hear his story.
Kanojo no kyuu na houmon ni minna odoroita.
Everyone was surprised by her sudden visit.
to continue, to go on, to proceed, to carry on
Kono shigoto o tsuzukeru tsumori desu.
I intend to continue this job.
Kenkou no tame ni undou o tsuzukeru koto ga taisetsu da.
It is important to continue exercising for your health.
to be born、to arise
to change, to be different, to alternate, to exchange, to replace
to take a breath, to inhale, to suck, to absorb
Tabako o suu no wa kenkou ni warui
Smoking cigarettes is bad for your health.
Kaori no ii hana o kaide, shinkokyū o suu
Smell the fragrant flowers and take a deep breath.
Kare wa itsumo watashi no koto o omotte kurete imasu
He always thinks about me.
Kono atarashii aidea ni tsuite dou omoimasu ka?
What do you think about this new idea?
to understand, to know, to find out
Kono mondai ga wakaru ka dou ka tameshite mimashou
Let's try to see if we can understand this problem.
Kanojo no kimochi ga wakaru you ni naritai
I want to be able to understand her feelings.
to tear, to break
Fuku ga yaburete shimatta
My clothes got torn.
Warai sugite, yabureru ka to omotta
I laughed so hard, I thought I would burst.
to break, to divide
Kono keeki o youtoubun ni waritai
I want to divide this cake into four equal parts.
Jikan ni semarare, isoide mondai o warifuru hitsuyou ga aru
Pressed for time, we need to quickly allocate the tasks.
to get off, to fall
Densha kara oriru toki niwa chuui shite kudasai
Please be careful when getting off the train.
Kare wa yama o oriru tochuu de ashi o suberaseta
He slipped while descending the mountain.
Tegami o kaite tomodachi ni okuru.
I write a letter and send it to a friend.
Kyou no nikki o kaku no o wasurenaide kudasai.
Please don't forget to write today's diary entry.
to float, to rise to the surface
Kawa ni kobune ga ukande iru.
There is a small boat floating on the river.
Sono kangae ga atama ni ukanda.
That idea came to my mind.
to be in time, to be enough, to be able to do without
Ashita no paatii ni wa maniau hazu da.
I should make it in time for tomorrow's party.
Shukudai o teishutsu suru kigen wa ashita dakedo, maniau ka shinpai desu.
The deadline for submitting my homework is tomorrow, and I'm worried if I can make it in time.
to fold, to break, to bend
Kono kami o mittsu ni otte kudasai
Please fold this paper into three.
Kanojo wa tegami o otte fuutou ni ireta
She folded the letter and put it in the envelope.
to get wet, to be moist
Ame ni nurete fuku ga nureta.
My clothes got wet in the rain.
Kutsu ga mizutamari ni nurete shimatta.
My shoes got wet in a puddle.
to put away, to put back, to finish, to end up doing
Kagi o nakushite shimaimashita
I accidentally lost my key.
Shiken ni okurete shimatta
I ended up being late for the exam.
Kanojo wa kanjou o hyou ni arawasu no ga tokui de wa nai.
She is not good at showing her emotions.
Kare wa jibun no aidea o gutaiteki ni arawasu tame ni, mokei o sakusei shita.
He created a model to concretely express his idea.
to go, to come, to be
Okyakusama ga irassharu no de, heya o kirei ni suru hitsuyou ga arimasu.
Since we have guests coming, it's necessary to clean the room.
Sensei ga sugu ni irassharu to iwaremashita.
I was told that the teacher would be here soon.
Kare wa mai asa oyogu no ga shuukan desu
It is his habit to swim every morning.
Natsuyasumi ni umi de oyogu no ga daisuki desu
I love swimming in the sea during summer vacation.
Seiseki ga yoi gakusei no namae o ageta
I mentioned the names of students with good grades.
Kare wa sono mondai ni taisuru kaiketsu-saku o mittsu ageta
He raised three solutions to the problem.
Haru ni naru to sakura ga saku
When spring comes, cherry blossoms bloom.
Haru yasumi wa tanoshimi ni shiteiru
I'm looking forward to spring break.
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