Definition of 交通渋滞

こうつうじゅうたいkoutsuujuutai

noun:

  • traffic congestion; traffic jam; (traffic) deadlock

Example Sentences

chichiha今朝kesa交通渋滞koutsuujuutainoためにtameni仕事shigotoni遅れたokureta
My father was late for work this morning because of a traffic jam.
彼女kanojoha交通渋滞koutsuujuutainoためにtameni遅れたokureta
She was late because of the heavy traffic.
彼らkareraha交通渋滞koutsuujuutaini引っかかりhikkakari半時間mo待たされたmatasareta
They were hung up in a traffic jam for half an hour.
彼らkareraha交通渋滞koutsuujuutaide何時間mo立ち往生tachioujouしたshita
They were stuck for hours in a traffic jam.
途中tochuude交通渋滞koutsuujuutaini遭ったatta
We were caught in a traffic jam on the way.

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