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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 進める (susumeru)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 進める (susumeru)

Kana: すすめる
Kanji: 進める
Romaji: susumeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to advance; to move forward; to put (a clock, watch) forward; to carry forward (plans, work, etc.); to proceed with; to make progress in; to further; to advance; to hasten; to speed up; to raise; to elevate; to promote; to develop; to stimulate (e.g. one’s appetite)
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

愛美は目にした光景に気が滅入って先に進めなくなり、倒れた支柱に座り込んでしまった。
ayumi wa me ni shita koukei ni ki ga meitte saki ni susumenakunari, taoreta shichuu ni suwarikonde shimatta.
Ayumi sat down on the column, too sick at the sight to go on.

赤字削減を進めると同時に、わたしの経済政策では、企業の雇用創出に向けてインセンティブを提供し、短期的には50万人分の雇用を生む刺激策を講じる。
akaji sakugen o susumeru to douji ni, watashi no keizai seisaku de wa, kigyou no koyou soushutsu ni mukete insentibu o teikyou shi, tankiteki ni wa gojuu man ninbun no koyou o umu shigekisaku o koujiru.
In addition to deficit reduction, my economic plan would provide incentives to businesses to create new jobs; a short-term stimulus to add 500,000 jobs right away.

進める (susumeru)

ライトは自分なりの計画を進めているはず。余計なことはしてほしくないだろう。
raito wa jibun nari no keikaku o susumete iru hazu. yokei na koto wa shite hoshikunai darou.
Light’s plan should be moving on schedule. He wouldn’t want me interfering.

拘束された徒歩旅行者を解放することと、イランの核計画の将来に関する微妙な交渉を進めることは、同列には扱えない。
kousoku sareta toho ryokousha o kaihou suru koto to, iran no kaku keikaku no shourai ni kan suru bimyou na koushou o susumeru koto wa, douretsu ni wa atsukaenai.
Freeing a detained hiker was a far cry from facilitating sensitive talks about the future of Iran’s nuclear program.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 推进 (tuījìn)
Korean: 진행하다 (jinhaenghada)

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