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, rōmaji tsukamaeru)

  1. to catch; to take hold of
     ()りに ()ってヤマメをたくさん (つか)まえた
    Tsuri ni itte yamame o takusan tsukamaeta.
    He went fishing and caught a lot of trout.
  2. to arrest, to seize
    警察 (けいさつ)はついに殺人事件 (さつじんじけん)容疑者 (ようぎしゃ) (つか)まえた
    Keisatsu wa tsui ni satsujin jiken no yōgisha o tsukamaeta.
    The police finally arrested a suspect in the murder case.

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