[ケチをつける(ケチを付ける);けちをつける(けちを付ける), kechi wotsukeru ( kechi wo tsukeru ); kechiwotsukeru ( kechiwo tsukeru )] (exp,v1) (uk) to find fault with; to rain on one's parade; to nitpick; to quibble [Add to Longdo]
[つめる, tsumeru] (v1,vt) (1) to stuff into; to jam; to cram; to pack; to fill; to plug; to stop up; (v1,vt,vi) (2) to shorten; to move closer together; (v1,vt) (3) to reduce (spending); to conserve; (v1,vt,vi) (4) (usu. as 根を詰める) (See 根を詰める) to focus intently on; to strain oneself to do; (v1,vt) (5) to work out (details); (v1,vi) (6) to be on duty; to be stationed; (v1,vt) (7) to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi); to trap; to checkmate; (8) (the meaning "to jam one's finger" is predominantly used in Kansai) (See 指を詰める・1) to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology); to jam (one's finger in a door, etc.); (suf,v1) (9) to continue ...; to keep doing ... without a break; (10) to do ... completely; to do ... thoroughly; (11) to force someone into a difficult situation by ...; (P) [Add to Longdo]
[ひかえる, hikaeru] (v1) (1) to be temperate in; to restrain oneself from excessive ...; (2) to make notes; (3) to hold back; (4) to be in preparation for; to be in waiting for; (5) to be soon; to be in the offing; (6) to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.); (P) [Add to Longdo]
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