gu

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Explanation

When do you use this expression?
  • ・You do something in a short time, only once and very hard.
for example
  • ・This door is very heavy, so please give it a good push when you open it.
  • ・The dog suddenly started running and gave the leash a strong pull.
  • ・I put the bitter medicine into my mouth and gulped it down with some water.
  • ・I was about to cry, but I choked back the tears.
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gyu

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Explanation

When do you use this expression?
  • ・You tightly hold or tie something.
for example
  • ・Before the judo match I tightened my obi belt.
  • ・I won't let you go again said the man, and he hugged the woman tightly.
  • ・As the father touched the baby's hand, the baby squeezed his finger.