手に負えない, てにおえない

  • tenioenai

Definition of 手に負えない,てにおえない

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjective (keiyoushi)

  • spoiled
  • unmanageable
  • uncontrollable
  • incorrigible
  • obstreperous

Examples of 手に負えない,てにおえない in a Sentence

この仕事には手に負えない
This job is beyond my ability.
子どもたち厳しくしないと、手におえなくなるでしょう
If you are not firm with the children, they will get out of hand.
この仕事手に負えないです
Is the job too much for you?
怠けぐせは、もう手に負えない
I'm at a loss for what to do with him. He's so lazy.
短気手に負えない
He has an uncontrollable temper.
その少年手に負えなくなった。
The boy has got out of hand.
事態手に負えなくなったら、昨日教えた番号電話してなさい
If things get out of hand, you should call me at the number I gave you yesterday.
この手に負えない
I cannot hold the horse.
事態手に負えなくなったら、昨日教えた番号電話してなさい
If things get out of hand, you should call me at the number I gave you yesterday.
子供たち時々手に負えない
Children are sometimes wild.
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