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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 面倒 (mendou)

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Kana: めんどう
Kanji: 面倒
Romaji: mendou

Type: Noun; adjective-na

Meaning: troublesome; trouble; difficulty; care; attention

Idiom:

面倒を見る (mendou o miru): to care for someone; to look after someone

Example sentences:

悪いけど、あとは一緒に行って、あの子の面倒を見てやってね!
warui kedo, ato wa issho ni itte, ano ko no mendou o mite yatte ne.
I’m sorry, can you go with him and take care of him for me?

子供の頃からいつも面倒みてくれた。
kodomo no koro kara itsumo mendou mite kureta.
You’ve always looked out for me ever since we were kids.

僕に代わってリサの面倒を見てくれないか?
boku ni kawatte risa no mendou o mite kurenai ka.
Will you look after Lisa for me?

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 面倒 (mendou)

今、あれやこれや面倒なことを考えるのはよそう。
ima, are ya kore ya mendou na koto o kangaeru no wa yosou.
I won’t think of this or that bothersome thought right now.

わたしの面倒を見るってジムに約束してくれたのでしょう。
watashi no mendou o miru tte jimu ni yakusoku shite kureta no deshou.
You promised Jim you’d take care of me.

Similar words:

厄介 (yakkai); 悩み (nayami); 保護 (hogo); 心配 (shinpai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 麻烦 (máfan); 照顾 (zhàogù)
Korean: 귀찮다 (gwichanhda); …을 돌보다 (…eul dolboda)

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