身を引く, みをひく

  • miwohiku

Definition of 身を引く,みをひく

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

  • to back out of
  • to retire
  • to get away

Related Kanji

somebody, person, one's station in life
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

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Examples of 身を引く,みをひく in a Sentence

Such a teacher may as well retire from his work.
The businessman is thinking of receding from the contract.
I urged him to get away and cool down.
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