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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 続ける (tsuzukeru)

続ける (tsuzukeru)

Kana: つづける
Kanji: 続ける
Romaji: tsuzukeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to continue, to keep up, to keep on
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

「ええ、そうなんです」相変わらず平次が落ち着き払って続けた。
ee, sou nan desu. aikawarazu heiji ga ochitsukiharatte tsuzuketa.
“Yes, indeed,” continued Heiji, still quite calm.

「あなたは……どなたです?」と彼は今度は光彦にむかって、質問をつづけた。
anata wa donata desu. to kar wa kondo wa mitsuhiko ni mukatte, shitsumon o tsuzuketa.
“Who… are you?” he went on, addressing Mitsuhiko.

続ける (tsuzukeru)

それでもなお彼は、交渉さえ続ければ同意を取り付けられるだろうと楽観していた。
sore demo nao kare wa, koushou sae tsuzukereba doui o toritsukerareru darou to rakkan shite ita.
Even so, he continued to hope that they would come around after further negotiation.

結婚を続ける理由が感情だけになれば、当然離婚は増える。
kekkon o tsuzukeru riyuu ga kanjou dake ni nareba, touzen rikon wa fueru.
If people stay married only for emotional reasons, there will inevitably be more divorce.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 接续 (jiēxù)
Korean: 계속하다 (gyesoghada)

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