気にくわない

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
氣にくわない (kyūjitai)
気に食わない

Idiom[edit]

()にくわない (ki ni kuwanai

  1. (idiomatic) to be unable to stomach, sticking in one's throat
    (わたし)(かれ)()にくわない
    Watashi wa kare ga ki ni kuwanai.
    I don't care for him.
    (しん)()りのくせにでかい(たい)()()()わない()(ろう)だぜ。
    Shin'iri no kuse ni dekai taido de ki ni kuwanai yarō da ze.
    It makes me sick the way the new guy swaggers around like he owns the place.

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