捕まえる

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Grade: S

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捕まえる (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana つかまえる, romaji tsukamaeru)

  1. catch; take hold of
    釣り行ってヤマメたくさん捕まえた
    つりいってやまめたくさんつかまえた
    Tsuri ni itte yamame o takusan tsukamaeta.
    He went fishing and caught a lot of trout.
  2. arrest, to seize
    警察はついに殺人事件容疑者を捕まえた
    けいさつはついにさつじんじけんようぎしゃつかまえた
    Keisatsu wa tsuini satsujin jiken no yōgisha wo tsukamaeta.
    The police finally arrested a suspect in the murder case.

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