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隔靴掻痒, かっかそうよう

  • kakkasōyō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • being frustrated because something is not quite as hoped (just as one cannot scratch an itch from outside a shoe)
  • having an itch that one cannot scratch

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Examples of 隔靴掻痒,かっかそうよう in a Sentence

もっと単刀直入に言ってくれないかな隔靴掻痒なきにしもあらずよ。 You don't have to leave me hanging like this. Why don't you just come out and tell it to me straight?
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