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隔靴掻痒, かっかそうよう

  • kakkasōyō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • being frustrated because something is not quite as hoped (just as one cannot scratch an itch from outside a shoe)
  • having an itch that one cannot scratch

Examples of 隔靴掻痒,かっかそうよう in a Sentence

You don't have to leave me hanging like this. Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight?

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