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The following sentences contain expressions featuring the word “ つかまえる, ” which is read “tsukamaeru” and usually means “to catch.” We hope you’ll remember the following expressions after repeating them to help expand your English conversation skills.

Please get me a metered taxi.

(料金メーター付きのタクシーをつかまえてください)

I stopped a waiter and asked for a cup of coffee.

(ウエイターをつかまえてコーヒーを注文した)

Police have finally arrested the fugitive.

(警察がようやく逃亡者をつかまえた)

I often caught fish in the river when I was a kid.

(子供のころ、よく川で魚をつかまえた)

She’s good at getting the point in math class.

(彼女は数学の授業で要点をつかまえるのが上手だ)

My daughter took my hand and wouldn’t let go.

(娘が私の手をつかまえて離そうとしなかった)

Thief, somebody stop that man.

(泥棒、誰かその男をつかまえて)

He couldn’t catch the rat that got into the house.

(彼は家に侵入したねずみをつかまえ損ねた)

I managed to catch the last train last night, so I was able to get home.

(昨夜はなんとか終電をつかまえて帰宅することができた)

Please take firm hold of the dog so it won’t get away.

(犬が逃げ出さないようにしっかりとつかまえておいてください)

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