Definition of ため息をつく

ためいきをつくtameikiwotsuku Inflection

expression / godan ~く verb:

  • to sigh; to breathe a sigh

Example Sentences

And then I breathe a sigh from melancholy in being unable to do anything about it.
Mom sighed, and tousled the hair of her son's head.
Perhaps having realized it was impossible to persuade her, Ms. Kurosaki sighed and sat down in her seat.
Heaving a great sigh I plunk my bread on the table and flump onto the chair.
She sighed over her unhappy fate.

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