努めて, 勉めて, つとめて

  • tsutomete
JLPT 1

Definition of 努めて,勉めて,つとめて

adverb (fukushi)

  • as much as possible
  • diligently

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • make an effort!
  • work hard!

Related Kanji

toil, diligent, as much as possible
exertion

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Examples of 努めて,勉めて,つとめて in a Sentence

A fowl flying up from water is careful not to make it turbid.
He was zealous in satisfying his employer.
アルシェスト君の家族が、お行儀よく食べている。
Alceste's family is eating with proper manners.
人質とられながら、努めて勇敢に振る舞った
He tried to brave it out while held as a hostage.

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