勝負, しょうぶ

  • shōbu
JLPT 2

Definition of 勝負,しょうぶ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • victory or defeat
  • match
  • contest
  • game
  • bout

Examples of 勝負,しょうぶ in a Sentence

Slow and steady wins the race.
ボブはスケートきみいい勝負
Bob is a good match for you in skating.
魔王野球勝負挑んだ。
The devil challenged God to a baseball game.
Let's have a contest. The side to come up with the worst insult wins.
Essentially it's a one-to-one match, but the content of that match is a level so high as to be unthinkable to an ordinary person.
勝負預かりとなった
The match ended in a draw.
パッシングはなくロブ勝負
I'm going to have to start lobbing. I can't win with passing shots alone.
勝負問題ではない
It doesn't matter whether you win or not.
勝負見込み五分五分
The chances are even.
We have to be ready not only for a straightforward test of strength, but also for a struggle in which every strategy comes into play.
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Related Kanji

victory, win, prevail, excel
defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility

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