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骨を折る, ほねをおる

  • honewōru

Definition

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

  • to make efforts
  • to take pains

Definition

  • to break one's bone

Examples of 骨を折る,ほねをおる in a Sentence

事故に遭って骨を折った。
He met with an accident and broke some bones.
ためにできるだけ骨を折ろう。
I will do all I can for you.
Mother went to a lot of trouble to prepare dinner for our guests.
He took great pains in taming a puma.
They have taken great pains to finish the project, I hear.
I took no little pains to help him out of the difficulty.
仕事終えようと骨折った。
He was at pains to finish his work.
子供教育非常に骨を折った。
He took great pains in educating his children.
He took great pains to find a shortcut.
どんなに骨を折ってやって結果同じでしょう
No matter how hard you try, the result will be the same.

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