門前雀羅を張る

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Grade: 2 Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō Grade: S Grade: 5

門前雀羅を張る (もんぜんじゃくらをはる, mon-zen jaku-ra wo haru)

  1. Desolated is a door when no guests come knocking. Lit. To hang a net on the door and use it to catch sparrows (as no guests ever come).

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