轍を踏む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てつ
Hyōgaiji

Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Literally, follow some else's rut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [te̞t͡sɯᵝ o̞ ɸɯᵝmɯᵝ]

Verb[edit]

轍を踏む ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana てつをふむ, romaji tetsu o fumu)

  1. (idiomatic) make the same mistake that someone else did

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