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素直, すなお

  • sunao
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • obedient
  • meek
  • docile
  • unaffected

Definition

  • honest
  • frank
  • upfront (about one's feelings)

Examples of 素直,すなお in a Sentence

Saying what you think frankly is not a bad thing.
どうしてあなたって素直じゃないの?
Why can't you take things just as they are?
Frankly speaking, you haven't tried your best.
素直言えば誤り犯した
Frankly speaking, you made a mistake.
素直言うと、信頼できない
Frankly speaking, he is untrustworthy.
You can afford to speak frankly.
素直欠点指摘した
He frankly pointed out my faults.
That way you keep thinking about me but are unable to admit to your feelings, that hot and cold feel is a real boom among young men!
She was at once frank and honest.
実に素直
He is an extremely frank person.

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