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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 閉める (shimeru)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: しめる
Kanji: 閉める
Romaji: shimeru

Type: verb

Meaning: to close; to shut

Example sentences:

彼は気難しい顔で窓をバタンと閉めた。
kare wa kimuzukashii kao de mado o batan to shimeta.
He slammed the door shut with a crabby face.

あら?窓が…確かに閉めておいたはずなのに。
ara. mado ga. tashika ni shimete oita hazu na noni.
Oh? The window is… I was sure I closed it.

閉める Verb Conjugation

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三浦はドアを開け、息子が入るとそれを閉めた。
miura wa doa o ake, musuko ga hairu to sore o shimeta.
Miura opened the door and closed it behind his son.

お帰りになるときは扉をしっかりと閉めてくださいね。
okaeri ni naru toki wa tobira o shikkari to shimete kudasai ne.
Please be sure the door closes tightly on your way out.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 閉める (shimeru)

Similar words:

閉じる (tojiru); 閉まる (shimaru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 关闭 (guānbì)
Korean: 닫다 (dadda)

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