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背伸び, 背延び, 背のび, せのび

  • senobi

Definition

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

  • standing on tiptoe and stretching one's back to make oneself taller
  • stretching oneself

Definition

  • overreaching oneself
  • overstretching oneself
  • trying to do something beyond one's ability
  • pushing to the limit

Examples of 背伸び,背延び,背のび,せのび in a Sentence

背伸びして失敗した
He bit off more than he could chew.

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