How to say thumb-marked in Japanese

てあかのついたteakanotsuita

expression / noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • thumb-marked; well-used; well-thumbed; well-handled
  • worn-out (e.g. joke); stale; hackneyed

Example Sentences

彼女kanojoha彼のkareno言いなりiinariですdesu
He has her under his thumb.
彼女kanojohaそのsonoことkotoに関してnikanshite何のnanino予備知識yobichishikimoなかったnakattaのにnoniいつもitsumoきちんとkichinto理解rikaiしたshita
She had no rule of thumb about it, but she got it right every time.
kareha親指oyayubito人差し指hitosashiyubidechouwoつまみあげたtsumamiageta
He picked up a butterfly between his thumb and forefinger.
kareha過ってyogitte親指oyayubiwo金槌kanazuchide打ち付けたuchitsuketa
He accidentally hit his thumb with the hammer.
haride親指oyayubiwo突いてtsuiteしまったshimatta
I pricked my thumb with a needle.

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