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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 敷く (shiku)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 敷く (shiku)

Kana: しく
Kanji: 敷く
Romaji: shiku

Type: Verb
Meaning: to spread out, to lay out, to take a position, to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

そんなふうに新ミドルの仕事と歩む道がいろいろあるとして、アメリカはこの世界でそうした仕事を創出し、そうした道を敷くのに、全体としてどの程度適合しているのか?
sonna fuu ni shin midoru no shigoto to ayumu michi ga iroiro aru to shite, amerika wa kono sekai de sou shita shigoto o soushutsu shi, sou shita michi o shiku noni, zentai toshite dono teido tekigou shite iru no ka.
So if these are the jobs and the pathways to the new middle, how well suited is America generally, in this world, to creating these jobs and paving these pathways?

製品とサービス供給について協力体制を敷き、大学や同業他社と協力関係を結んでいる。
seihin to saabisu kyoukyuu ni tsuite kyouryoku taisei o shiki, daigaku ya dougyou tasha to kyouryoku kankei o musunde iru.
We partner on products and on service provisions, we partner with universities and with other participants in our industry.

敷く (shiku)

思い切った新しい路線を敷く機会を逃すと、その機会はまず二度とめぐってくることはない。
omoikitta atarashii rosen o shiku kikai o nogasu to, sono kikai wa mazu nido to megutte kuru koto wa nai.
If the opportunity to set a radical new course is not taken, it will almost certainly never recur.

他社よりも先に光ファイバーを敷けば、他社をしのぐシェアを奪える。
tasha yori mo saki ni hikari faibaa o shikeba, tasha o shinogu shea o ubaeru.
If I can put my fiber down before others do, I will get a bigger share.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 铺 (pū)
Korean: 깔다 (kkalda)

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