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放っておく, 放って置く, ほうっておく, ほっておく

  • hōtteoku,hotteoku

Definition

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

  • to leave alone
  • to leave as is
  • to ignore
  • to neglect

Examples of 放っておく,放って置く,ほうっておく,ほっておく in a Sentence

放っておいてよ」と彼女は怒って言った
Let me alone, she said angrily.
If this organization is left as it is, it will soon go bankrupt; its recovery is as difficult as swapping horses while crossing a stream.
If, on the other hand, children are left alone a great deal with nothing to do, they are likely to become dull and unintelligent.
はその仕事飽きて、やりかけたままほっておいた
He got tired of the work, and left it half-done.
She does not like to leave anything unfinished.
放っておいて
Leave me alone!
どうして日本公害これほどひどくなるまで放っておいた
Why has Japan let pollution get so bad?
どうかほっておいてください
Please leave me alone.
返事せず放っておくのは好きではありません
I don't like to leave people hanging.
しばらく構わずほっておくことした
We decided to leave him alone for a while.

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