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目立つ Stand Out; be Conspicuous

目立つ

stand out; be conspicuous [lit. eye stand up]



The word:

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目立つ
me datsu

stand out; be conspicuous [lit. eye stand up]

me eye

tatsu stand up




一目ぼれ hito me bore – love at first sight [I]

注目 chuu moku – attention, notice [I]
独立 doku ritsu – independence [I]



SUGGESTED USAGE:

すぐ捕まった泥棒は、雪だるまの格好をしていて、真夏には目立ったのです。
sugu tsukamatta dorobou wa, yukidaruma no kakkou o shiteite, manatsu ni wa me datta no desu.

The robber, who was quickly apprehended, stood out in the dead of summer with his snowman suit.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

すぐ sugu – quickly, soon

捕まった tsukamatta – caught

泥棒 dorobou – robber, burglar, thief
雪だるま yuki daruma – snowman
格好 kakou – appearance, manner, form kakkouii – cool or stylish

真夏 ma natsu – midsummer
no – possessive snowmanS appearance


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