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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 片付ける (katazukeru)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 片付ける (katazukeru)

Kana: かたづける
Kanji: 片付ける
Romaji: katazukeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to tidy up; to put in order; to straighten up; to put away; to settle (problem); to clear (dispute); to finish; to bring something to an end; to marry off (e.g. a daughter); to do away with someone; to bump someone off
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

わたしは、さっそく、荷物を片づけて、出て行ってくれといってやりましたよ!
watashi wa, sassoku, nimotsu o katazukete, dete itte kure to itte yarimashita yo.
I soon sent her packing!

必要不可欠の業務を片付けたら議会を解散する。
hitsugyou fukaketsu no gyoumu o katazuketara gikai o kaisan suru.
Parliament would be dissolved once essential business had been transacted.

実際のところ、私が一番望んだことを除けば、ほとんどすべてを片付けてしまったのだ。
jissai no tokoro, watashi ga ichiban nozonda koto o nozokeba, hotondo subete o katazukete shimatta no da.
In fact, we had done almost everything except what I most wanted us to do.

AARのおかげで、さまざまな難問をてきぱきと片付け、問題の核心に迫れたわけだ。
eieiaru no okage de, samazama na nanmon o tekipaki to katazuke, mondai no kakushin ni semareta wake da.
The AAR approach cut through all the Gordian knots and got to the core problems in short order.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 收拾 (shōushi)
Korean: 치우다 (chiuda)

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