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持ちつ持たれつ

Kana Reading
もちつもたれつ
Romaji
mochitsumotaretsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    give-and-take
    Example sentence
    俺たちお互いに見てて、持ちつ持たれつですよ。 We'll watch each other and help each other out.

Examples of 持ちつ持たれつ, もちつもたれつ in a sentence


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