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筋が通る, すじがとおる

  • sujigatōru

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `ru' ending

  • to make sense
  • to be consistent
  • to be logical
  • to stand to reason
  • to be coherent

Examples of 筋が通る,すじがとおる in a Sentence

論旨筋が通っている
His argument was logical.
いっていること筋が通らない
What he's saying just isn't consistent.
言っていること筋が通らない
What he is saying doesn't make sense.
全く筋が通っていない酔っぱらって叫んいたわけじゃない
It's completely illogical. It wasn't as if I was shouting outside while drunk.
その会合大いにしゃべったが、議論筋が通ったものなかった。
At the meeting he said a lot, but his argument did not hold water.
言ってること筋が通らない
What you are saying does not make sense.
屁理屈ばかり並べて、お前言ってること全然筋が通ってないよ。
All you do is string together a bunch of farfetched ideas. I can't understand a word of it.
いっていること筋が通らない
What you are saying does not make sense.

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