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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 費やす (tsuiyasu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 費やす (tsuiyasu)

Kana: ついやす
Kanji: 費やす
Romaji: tsuiyasu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to spend, to expend, to consume, to waste, to squander, to throw away, to devote
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

驚くべきことにワシントンではその法律がどうあるべきかではなく、その法律をどういうものにするかについての議論に長い時間が費やされている。
odoroku beki koto ni washinton de wa sono houritsu ga dou aru beki ka de wa naku, sono houritsu o dou iu mono ni suru ka ni tsuite no giron ni nagai jikan ga tsuiyasarete iru.
Yet one of the surprising things about Washington is the amount of time spent arguing not about what the law should be, but rather what the law is.

到着後、私はその日のほとんどを欧州とアラブ指導者たちとの集中討議に費やした。
touchakugo, watashi wa sono hi no hotondo o oushuu to arabu shidoushatachi to no shuushuu tougi ni tsuiyashita.
When I arrived I spent most of the day locked in intense discussions with European and Arab leaders.

費やす (tsuiyasu)

どこかの会社では、会議に費やす時間が少ないと自慢している。
dokoka no kaisha de wa, kaigi ni tsuiyasu jikan ga sukunai to jiman shite iru.
Some company boasts about what little time they waste in meetings.

それぞれのコンポーネントにどれだけお金を費やしていますか?どれが業界で最高水準ですか?どれが差別化されていますか?
sorezore no konpoonento ni dore dake okane o tsuiyashite imasu ka. dore ga gyoukai de saikou suijun desu ka. dore ga sabetsuka sarete imasu ka.
How much money are you spending in each component? Where are you best in class? Where are you differentiated?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 花费 (huāfèi)
Korean: 쓰다 (sseuda)

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