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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 賭ける (kakeru)

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Kana: かける
Kanji: 賭ける
Romaji: kakeru

Type: verb

Meaning: to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gamble

Example sentences:

賭けるのはあの人じゃありません。
kakeru no wa ano hito ja arimasen.
It is not he who gambles.

わたしは持てるすべてを賭け、すべてを失ったのだ。
watashi wa moteru subete o kake, subete o ushinatta no da.
I have gambled everything and lost everything.

賭ける (kakeru)

「どの馬が勝った」「アレックス、僕の賭けた馬だ」
dono uma ga katta. arekkusu, boku no kaketa uma da.
“Who was the winner?” “Alex. I staked on him.”

彼女は賭け、損をした。
kanojo wa kake, son o shita.
She gambled and lost.

賭けましょうか、何をおっしゃろうとしているか、僕にはわかってますよ。
kakemashou ka, nani o ossharou to shite iru ka, boku niwa wakattemasu yo.
I wager anything that I know what you were about to say.

Similar words:

冒す (okasu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 打赌 (dádǔ)
Korean: 내기를 하다 (naegileul hada)

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