no good; not serving its purpose; useless; broken;|
2: hopeless; wasted; in vain; purposeless;
3: cannot; must not; not allowed
|駄目元||だめもと||giving something a try because one has nothing to lose|
|駄目押し||だめおし||1: making doubly sure;
2: insurance runs (baseball)
|駄目出し||だめだし||judging someone (negatively) and urging them to improve; finding fault (in somebody's work)|
|駄目になる||だめになる||to spoil; to break; to go bad; to go wrong; to fail|
|駄目を押す||だめをおす||to make sure; to make doubly sure|
|駄目人間||だめにんげん||useless member of society; hopeless case; failure|
|駄目で元々||だめでもともと||giving something a try because one has nothing to lose|
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