Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

目を留める, 目を止める

Kana Reading
めをとめる
Romaji
mewotomeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to take notice (of); to pay attention (to)
    Example sentence
    が汚れていること目をとめた Mother noted that my feet were not clean.

Examples of 目を留める, 目を止める, めをとめる in a sentence

  • が汚れていること目をとめた

    Mother noted that my feet were not clean.

  • 彼女はそのドレス目をとめた

    Her eyes settled on the dress.


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
目を留める
Plain Polite
目を留めます
Negative
目を留めない
Negative Polite
目を留めません

Past

Plain
目を留めた
Plain Polite
目を留めました
Negative
目を留めなかった
Negative Polite
目を留めませんでした

Te

Plain
目を留めて
Plain Polite
目を留めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
目を留められる
Plain Polite
目を留められます
Negative
目を留められない
Negative Polite
目を留められません

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