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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 過ぎる (sugiru)

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Kana: すぎる
Kanji: 過ぎる
Romaji: sugiru

Type: verb

Meaning: to pass through; to pass by; to go beyond; to time (i.e. time); to elapse; to exceed; to surpass; to be above

Example sentences:

時は瞬く間に過ぎていきました。
toki wa matataku ma ni sugite ikimashita.
Time went by in the blink of an eye.

後は、時が過ぎるのを待つだけですね。
ato wa, toki ga sugiru no o matsu dake desu ne.
Now we can sit back and wait for time to pass.

過ぎる (sugiru)

過ぎたことは過ぎたこと。死んだ人たちは帰らない。
sugita koto wa sugita koto. shinda hitotachi wa kaeranai.
What was past was past. Those who were dead were dead.

おっしゃる通り、過ぎた事をやり直すわけにはいきません。物事をあるがままに受け入れなければなりません。
ossharu toori, sugita koto o yarinaosu wake niwa ikimasen. monogoto o aru ga mama ni ukeirenakereba narimasen.
Yes, one cannot go back over the past. One must accept things as they are.

Similar words:

通る (tooru); 通り過ぎる (toorisugiru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 过 (guò); 经过 (jīngguò)
Korean: 지나다 (jinada), 통과하다 (tong-gwahada)

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