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追及 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    investigation (e.g. into someone's guilt); questioning; pressing; hounding; pinning down
    Example sentence
    追及されてつい見え透いた嘘をついしまった I was pressed by their questioning and slipped into telling an obvious lie.
  • Parts of speech
    catching up; overtaking
    Example sentence
    会議川添さん追及受けて冷や汗ものだったよ。 When Kawazoe pinned me down at the meeting, I broke out in a cold sweat.

Examples of 追及, ついきゅう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


3 strokes

reach out, exert, exercise, cause

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9 strokes

chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile

On'Yomi: ツイ

Kun'Yomi: お.う

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