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身を乗り出す, みをのりだす

  • miwonoridasu


Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `su' ending

  • to bend oneself forward (esp. in curiosity or excitement)
  • to hang out (e.g. over a balcony)

Examples of 身を乗り出す,みをのりだす in a Sentence

I leaned forward, eager to catch every word he spoke.
The movie got more and more exciting, until at length, people were sitting on the edge of their chairs.
The old man leaned forward and asked his wife with a soft voice.
They leaned out of the window to watch the parade.
All I could mumble in response was that when I was a man of fifty, my mother would lean out of the window when I left and remind me not to drive too fast.

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