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eng

  • to wring (towel, rag) to squeeze
  • to squeeze (fruit to extract juice) to press to extract to milk to express milk
  • to rack (one's brains) to strain (one's voice)
  • to extort to exploit
  • to chew out to reprimand severely to rake over the coals to give a sound scolding to tell someone off to scold to rebuke
  • to drill into to train
  • to narrow down (one's focus) to whittle down
  • to gather up (curtain, etc.) to tighten (drawstring)
  • to stop down (lens)
  • to turn down (e.g. radio)
  • to bend (bow) to draw
  • to hold down to constrict to immobilize
  • Godan verb with 'ru' ending transitive verb esp. 絞る esp. 搾る often passive voice
  • see 油を絞る
  • seq# 1594520  » freq# 3144  » jlpt N2  » prio 1
  • to wring (towel, rag) to squeeze to squeeze (fruit to extract juice) to press to extract to milk to express milk to rack (one's brains) to strain (one's voice) to extort to exploit to chew out to reprimand severely to rake over the coals to give a sound scolding to tell someone off to scold to rebuke to drill into to train to narrow down (one's focus) to whittle down to gather up (curtain, etc.) to tighten (drawstring) to stop down (lens) to turn down (e.g. radio) to bend (bow) to draw to hold down to constrict to immobilize