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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to mend; to patch up; to repair; to fix; to darn
  • はは
  • この
  • セーター
  • つくろって
  • もらった
  • I had my mother mend this sweater.
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
2. to fix (hair, clothes, appearance, etc.); to adjust; to tidy up; to groom
  • さる
  • たち
  • たが互いに
  • つくろ繕い
  • 合っている
  • The monkeys are grooming each other.
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
3. to keep up appearances; to cover up (e.g. a mistake); to gloss over
  • せけんてい世間体
  • つくろ繕う
  • しんぱい心配
  • する
  • より
  • ほか
  • やる
  • ことがある
  • We have other things to do than worry about keeping up appearances.
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
4. to treat (illness, injury, etc.)Archaism

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