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to help, to save, to rescue
Sono ko ga ochite shimau mae ni kanojo o tasukeru koto ga dekita
I was able to help her before she fell.
Kare wa minna ga komatte iru toki, itsumo tasukeru junbi ga dekite iru
He is always ready to help when everyone is in trouble.
to say, to tell
Kanojo wa kare ni aishiteru to itta
She told him that she loves him.
Kare wa yarubeki koto o wakatte iru ga, kantan ni iu koto wa dekinai
He knows what needs to be done, but he can't just say it easily.
Ashi ga hareru to itai
My leg is swollen and painful.
Mushisasa re de kao ga harete shimatta
My face swelled up from an insect bite.
to avoid, to keep away from
Kare wa koutsuu jiko o sakeru tame ni kyuu bureeki o kaketa.
He applied the emergency brake to avoid a traffic accident.
Dekiru dake mondai o sakeru you ni shimashou.
Let's try to avoid problems as much as possible.
to continue, to last, to lead to, to follow
Sono michi wa hateshinaku tsuzuku
The road continues endlessly.
Eiga wa dai ni bu ni tsuzuku
The movie continues onto the second part.
to drink, to hold one's breath
Mizu o nomu koto de, karada no suibun o hokyuu shimashou
Drinking water helps replenish the body's fluids.
Kare wa mainichi koohii o ni-hai nomu no ga shuukan desu
It is his habit to drink two cups of coffee every day.
to address to
Ateru hito ga ooku te bikkuri shimashita
I was surprised that there were many people who guessed correctly.
Shitsumon ni seikaku ni kotae o ateru no wa muzukashii
It is difficult to accurately guess the answer to a question.
to throw away, to abandon, to desert
Kare wa furui fuku o suteru koto ni shita
He decided to throw away his old clothes.
Gomi o tekisetsu na basho ni suteru beki desu
You should throw away garbage in the appropriate place.
to know, to become aware of, to become familiar with
Kanojo wa sono jijitsu o shiranakatta.
She didn't know that fact.
Watashitachi wa atarashii bunka o shiru koto ga taisetsu da.
It is important for us to learn about new cultures.
to demand, to ask, to seek, to buy
Shiawase o motomeru no wa dare mo ga motte iru negai desu.
Seeking happiness is a wish that everyone has.
Joushi wa buka ni takai mokuhyou o motomemashita.
The boss demanded high goals from his subordinates.
to break, to destroy, to injure
Kare wa ukkari garasu o kowashite shimatta.
He accidentally broke the glass.
Ki o tsukete kudasai. Kabe ni aru e o kowasanai you ni.
Please be careful not to break the painting on the wall.
to be lighted
Eki ni tsuku no ni juu pun kakarimasu
It takes 10 minutes to arrive at the station.
Kono tatemono wa saijuunen mae ni tatte tsukimashita
This building was built 10 years ago.
to stop, to park
Kusuri no shiyou o yameru beki desu
You should stop using the medicine.
Sono ongaku o tomete kudasai
Please stop that music.
to do, to make, to have a value, to cost
Souji o suru koto ga taisetsu desu
It's important to clean.
Ashita wa supōtsu o suru yotei desu
I'm planning to do sports tomorrow.
to become cloudy, to be gloomy
Sora ga kumotte, ame ga furisou da.
The sky is cloudy, and it looks like it's going to rain.
Tenki yohou ni yoru to, ashita wa kumorigachi da.
According to the weather forecast, tomorrow will be mostly cloudy.
Kare wa sono shigoto ni todomaru koto ni kimeta
He decided to stay in that job.
Kekka ni todomarazu, doryoku no katei mo hyouka sareru beki desu
Not only the results, but also the process of effort should be evaluated.
to fall, to come off
Ringo ga ki kara ochita.
The apple fell from the tree.
Kyou, hashi no ue kara saifu ga ochita.
Today, my wallet fell from the bridge.
to be in fashion, to be popular, to prevail
Kono haru wa, pinku no shatsu ga hayatte iru
This spring, pink shirts are fashionable.
Saikin, kenkou shokuhin ga hayatte iru ne
Recently, healthy food products are becoming popular.
Kono mise de wa shinsen na yasai o utteimasu.
This store sells fresh vegetables.
Kare wa furugi o uru tame ni furii maaketto ni shutsuten shita.
He set up a booth at the flea market to sell old clothes.
to cross, to go over, to go through
to become empty, to be not crowded
Supuun de sukutte taberu
Scoop and eat with a spoon.
Kare wa mizu o tede sukutte nonda
He scooped water with his hands and drank it.
to entrust to, to leave to
Kare ni shigoto o makaseru no wa anshin dekiru.
I can feel at ease leaving work to him.
Kanojo ni ryouri o makaseru koto ni shita.
I decided to leave the cooking to her.
to ride, to participate, to be fooled
Kyou wa basu ni noru koto ni shita.
I decided to take the bus today.
Densha ni noru mae ni kippu o kawanakereba narimasen.
You need to buy a ticket before getting on the train.
to push, to press, to stamp
Doa o osu to, heya no naka ga mieru.
When you push the door, you can see inside the room.
Kare wa erebētā no botan o oshite matta.
He pushed the elevator button and waited.
to make a profit, to be lucky
Kono bijinesu wa moukaru darou
This business will probably be profitable.
Kare no kaisha wa kekkou moukatte iru
His company is doing quite well and being profitable.
to leave out, to omit
Sono risuto kara kare wo nozoku beki desu.
He should be excluded from that list.
Watashitachi wa sono mondai o nozoite hanashiaimashita.
We discussed everything except for that issue.
to contain, to include, to hold something in the mouth
Kono risuto ni wa subete no koumoku ga fukumarete imasu
This list includes all the items.
Kare no hanashi ni wa ikutsu ka no gokai ga fukumarete ita
His story contained several misunderstandings.
to kill, to murder
Kare wa doubutsu o korosu koto ga dekinai
He cannot kill animals.
Kare wa hanzaisha ni kazoku o korosareta
His family was killed by the criminal.
to go up
Kaidan o noboru no ni iki ga kireta
I ran out of breath climbing the stairs.
Yama o noboru tochuu de keshiki o tanoshinda
I enjoyed the scenery while climbing the mountain.
to be in trouble, to be in a fix, to be at a loss
Konna muzukashii mondai de komatte shimatta
I got troubled by such a difficult problem.
Kare no taido ni wa hontou ni komaru
I am really bothered by his attitude.
to fasten, to fix, to attach to
Kanshin o todomeru beki wadai ga aru.
There is a topic that should hold your interest.
Kanojo wa kare no kokoro o todomeru koto ga dekita.
She was able to capture his heart.
Kare wa kanojo ga suku te shikatanai.
He is infatuated with her and can't help it.
Sono kyoku ga suku te, nan kai mo kikitaku naru.
I like that song so much, I want to listen to it many times.
to take off clothes
Kare wa kitaku shite sugu ni uwagi o nuida.
He took off his jacket as soon as he got home.
Watashitachi wa umi ni hairu mae ni kutsu o nuida.
We took off our shoes before going into the sea.
to turn around, to go around
Chikyuu wa taiyou no mawari o mawaru
The Earth revolves around the Sun.
Maishuu, shimbun haitatsuin wa watashitachi no ie no mawari o mawaru
Every week, the newspaper delivery person goes around our house.
Kare wa ooku no chomeina hon o arawashite iru.
He has authored many well-known books.
Sono sakka wa rekishi ni kansuru hon o arawasu koto de yuumei da.
The author is famous for writing books about history.
to be defeated, to lose
Shiai ni makeru no wa zannen datta
It was disappointing to lose the match.
Benkyou de makeru ki ga shinakatta
I didn't feel like losing in my studies.
to drop, to remove, to lose
Kare wa pen o yuka ni otoshita.
He dropped the pen on the floor.
Saifu o otoshite shimai, taihen komarimashita.
I dropped my wallet and was in great trouble.
Kare wa maiasa kouen de hashiru shuukan ga aru.
He has a habit of running in the park every morning.
Douro ga kootte iru node, hashiru no ni chuui ga hitsuyou desu.
The roads are icy, so caution is needed when running.
to recover, to get well
Kono kusuri o nomeba, kaze ga naoru deshou
If you take this medicine, your cold will likely get better.
Shujutsu go, sugu ni wa kizu ga naoranai
The wound will not heal immediately after the surgery.
to remain, to be left
Kono purojekuto de wa, mada ōku no kadai ga nokotte iru.
In this project, there are still many issues remaining.
Kare wa, paatii ga owatta ato mo nokotte katazuke o tetsudatta.
He stayed after the party was over and helped with the cleaning.
to choose, to decide on, to elect
Watashi wa menyuu kara ryouri o erabu no ga muzukashii desu
It's difficult for me to choose a dish from the menu.
Ashita no koodeineeto o konban erabu beki desu
I should choose my outfit for tomorrow tonight.
Shashin ni umaku utsuranakatta
I didn't come out well in the photo.
Kono kamera wa kurai basho demo yoku utsuru
This camera captures images well even in dark places.
to catch, to take hold of, to arrest
Hannin o tsukamaeru tame ni, keisatsu ga tehai o kakemashita.
The police issued a wanted notice to catch the criminal.
Kare wa, nigeru neko o tsukamaeyou to shimashita.
He tried to catch the fleeing cat.
to hear, to listen, to ask
to stand in line, to equal
Hitobito ga retsu ni narande matteiru
People are waiting in line.
Sono honya de wa ooku no hon ga kabe ni narande iru
In that bookstore, many books are lined up on the wall.
to turn, to pass round, to send on
Kare wa pen o yubi de kuru kuru mawasu kuse ga aru.
He has a habit of twirling his pen with his fingers.
Supiikaa no onryou o sukoshi mawashite kudasai.
Please turn up the speaker's volume a little.
to make a mistake
Machigau koto wa dare ni demo aru.
Everyone makes mistakes.
Kare wa shitsumon no kotae o machigaete shimatta.
He got the answer to the question wrong.
to point to, to call on
Sono tatemono o sasu kare no te ni kizuita
I noticed his hand pointing to that building.
Kare wa watashi ni houkou o sashite kuremashita
He pointed out the direction to me.
to come off, to be able to catch
Kare wa shiken ni kantan ni goukaku dekiru to omotte iru ga, dore dake benkyou sureba takatokuten ga toreru ka wakaranai.
He thinks he can easily pass the exam, but he doesn't know how much studying is required to get a high score.
Kinnikutsuu ga toreru made yasumu koto ga nozomashii.
It is preferable to rest until the muscle pain goes away.
to doubt, to suspect
Kare no kotoba o utagau riyuu ga nai
There is no reason to doubt his words.
Kanojo wa kare no seii o utagau koto wa arimasen deshita
She never doubted his sincerity.
to decide, to fix, to choose
Shuumatsu no yotei o kimeru hitsuyou ga aru.
We need to decide on our weekend plans.
Kare wa shigoto o yameru ka dou ka mada kimete inai.
He hasn't decided yet whether to quit his job or not.
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