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取る

JLPT 5
Kana Reading
とる
Romaji
toru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to take; to pick up; to harvest; to earn; to choose
    Example sentence
    取って下さい。」「はいどうぞ。」 Pass me the salt, please. "Here you are."
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to steal
    Example sentence
    医者についたたばこのヤニ取ってもらうと、費用どれくらいかかるしょう? About how much does it cost to have a dentist remove cigarette tar from your teeth?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to eat; to have (a meal)
    Example sentence
    動詞to不定詞だけ目的語とります The following verbs only take the to-infinitive as their object.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to remove (one's glasses, etc.)
    Example sentence
    クリントン陣営は、オバマが取った白人取り崩そう必死になった The Clinton camp became desperate to eliminate the white votes Obama had got in both states.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.); to play
    Example sentence
    ここ迷わず迂回路取ることにする Here I decide, without hesitating, to take the alternative route.

Examples of 取る, とる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
取る
Plain Polite
取ります
Negative
取らない
Negative Polite
取りません

Past

Plain
取った
Plain Polite
取りました
Negative
取らなかった
Negative Polite
取りませんでした

Te

Plain
取って
Plain Polite
取りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
取られる
Plain Polite
取られます
Negative
取られない
Negative Polite
取られません

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