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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 逃がす (nigasu)

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Kana: にがす
Kanji: 逃がす
Romaji: nigasu

Type: verb

Meaning: to let go; to set free; to let escape; to let get away

Example sentences:

でも、どうしてもう一人を逃がしてしまったんですか?
demo, doushite mou hitori o nigashite shimattan desu ka.
But why would you let the other person get away?

今晩逃がしたら、もうこれっきり会えねえかもしれねえ。
konban nigashitara, mou korekkiri aenee kamoshirenee.
If I had missed you tonight, I might not have had another chance to meet you.

逃がす (nigasu)

追跡するかわりに、逃がしてやってください。
tsuiseki suru kawari ni, nigashite yatte kudasai.
Instead of pursuing him, please let him go.

高木を逃がすわけにはいかない。
takagi o nigasu wake niwa ikanai.
I must not let Takagi escape.

Similar words:

逃す (nogasu); 放す (hanasu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 放 (fàng)
Korean: 놓치다 (nohchida)

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