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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 続く (tsuzuku)

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Kana: つづく
Kanji: 続く
Romaji: tsuzuku

Type: verb

Meaning: to continue; to last; to go on; to follow

Example sentences:

戦争はそう長くは続くまい。
sensou wa sou nagaku wa tsuzuku mai.
The war can’t go on much longer.

あわただしく駆けていく足音がし、すぐにドアの閉まる音が続いた。
awatadashiku kakete iku ashioto ga shi, sugu ni doa no shimaru oto ga tsuzuita.
I heard his rapid steps for a moment and then the closing of a door.

続く Verb Conjugation

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ほかの客も皆その後に続いた。
hoka no kyaku mo minna sono ato ni tsuzuita.
All the other guests followed.

知らぬ間に四月が過ぎ、五月になった。相変わらず厳しい寒さが続いた。
shiranu aida ni shigatsu ga sugi, gogatsu ni natta. aikawarazu kibishii samusa ga tsuzuita.
April faded imperceptibly into May, with no change in the bitterly cold weather.

続く (tsuzuku)

Similar words:

続ける (tsuzukeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 继续 (jìxù)
Korean: 계속하다 (gyesoghada)

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