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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 避ける (sakeru)

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Kana: さける
Kanji: 避ける
Romaji: sakeru

Type: verb

Meaning: to avoid (situation); to ward off; to avert

Example sentences:

早すぎて避ける暇が無かった。
hayasugite sakeru hima ga nakatta.
It was so fast I didn’t even have time to avoid it.

あらかじめ、帰りの切符を買ってたのは混雑を避けるためよ。
arakajime, kaeri no kippu o katteta no wa konzatsu o sakeru tame yo.
I bought a ticket beforehand so that I wouldn’t have to line up to get one.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 避ける (sakeru)

なるべくなら善行は避けて通るのがわたしだよ。
narubeku nara zenkou wa sakete tooru no ga watashi da yo.
I never go about the world doing good deeds if I can avoid it.

事は重大かつ避けられません。
koto wa juudai katsu sakeraremasen.
The affair is serious and unavoidable.

Similar words:

免れる (manukareru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 避 (bì)
Korean: 피하다 (pihada)

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