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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 使う (tsukau)

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Kana: つかう
Kanji: 使う
Romaji: tsukau

Type: verb

Meaning: to use; to make use of; to employ; to spend (e.g. time, money)

Example sentences:

小説を読むとき、辞書を使います。
shousetsu o yomu toki, jisho o tsukaimasu.
I use the dictionary when I read novels.

このトイレの電球は切れてるから、向こう側のを使いなさい。
kono toire no denkyuu wa kireteru kara, mukou gawa no o tsukainasai.
The light bulb in this toilet is burned out, so use the other one over there.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 使う (tsukau)

きみは追いつめられてわたしから金を借り、それを使った。
kimi wa oitsumerarete watashi kara kane o kari, sore o tsukatta.
You took my money when you needed it desperately and you used it.

お客も入ってこないし、店を好きに使うことができる。
okyaku mo haitte konai shi, mise o suki ni tsukau koto ga dekiru.
No customers call and I can have the store to myself.

Similar words:

用いる (mochiiru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 使用 (shǐyòng)
Korean: 쓰다 (sseuda); 사용하다 (sayonghada)

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