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Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: 抜く (nuku)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N2 Flashcard

Meaning: to do something to the end; competely, extremely

Formation:

Verb-ますstem + 抜く

Example sentences:

彼女は初めてマラソンに参加して最後まで走りぬいた。
kanojo wa hajimete marason ni sanka shite saigo made hashiri nuita.
She competed in the marathon for the first time and ran all the way to the goal without giving up.

かなり辛かったが最後までやりぬいた。
kanari tsurakatta ga saigo made yarinuita.
It was tough but I did it all the way to the end.


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彼とは長年の友人だから、お互いを知り抜いている。
kare towa naganen no yuujin dakara, otagai o shirinuite iru.
I’m his longtime friend so we know each other very well.

これは考えぬいて、出した結論です。
kore wa kangaenuite, dashite ketsuron desu.
This is the conclusion we reached after thinking over very carefully.

仕事を引き受けたからには、諦めず最後までやりぬくつもりだ。
shigoto o hikiuketa kara niwa, akiramezu saigo made yarinuku tsumori da.
Now that I’ve taken the job, I intend to do it till the end without giving up.

大変な仕事でも、やり抜く自信がある。
taihen na shigoto demo, yarinuku jishin ga aru.
I have confidence to finish even difficult jobs.

悩みぬいたあげく、離婚することにした。
nayami nuita ageku, rikon suru koto ni shita.
After a lot of thought and consideration, we’ve decided to end our marriage.


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