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費やす

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
ついやす
Romaji
tsuiyasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to spend; to devote; to waste
    Example sentence
    いい監督探すのに3費やしたが、見つからなかった I spent three years looking for a good director, but couldn't find one.

Examples of 費やす, ついやす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
費やす
Plain Polite
費やします
Negative
費やさない
Negative Polite
費やしません

Past

Plain
費やした
Plain Polite
費やしました
Negative
費やさなかった
Negative Polite
費やしませんでした

Te

Plain
費やして
Plain Polite
費やしまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
費やされる
Plain Polite
費やされます
Negative
費やされない
Negative Polite
費やされません

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