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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 捨てる (suteru)

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Kana: すてる
Kanji: 捨てる
Romaji: suteru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to throw away; to cast away; to abandon; to dump; to discard; to desert; to leave; to give up; to resign

Example sentences:

まだ期待を捨てたわけではありませんよ。
mada kitai o suteta wake dewa arimasen yo.
We can’t give up hope yet.

みんな、あの人が悪いのよ!あの人がわたしを捨てるから!
minna, ano hito ga warui no yo. ano hito ga watashi o suteru kara.
It was all his fault! He dumped me!

やっぱり、これは捨てるしかないかな。
yappari, kore wa suteru shika nai ka na.
Just as I thought, I’ll have no choice but to throw this away.

捨てる (suteru)

僕の花壇にゴミを捨てるな!
boku no kadan ni gomi o suteru na.
Don’t throw garbage into my flower bed!

彼が犯人なら、凶器を捨てるチャンスはいくらでもあったはずだ!
kare ga hannin nara, kyouki o suteru chansu wa ikurademo atta hazu da.
If he had been the killer, he would have had plenty of time to throw away the weapon!

私を捨ててほかの女に手をだしたりもしました。
watashi o sutete hoka no onna ni te o dashitari mo shimashita.
He left me for other women.

Similar words:

捨て去る (sutesaru); 振り捨てる (furisuteru); 投げる (nageru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 抛弃 (pāoqì)
Korean: 버리다 (beolida)

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