逆襲 Counter-attack

逆襲

counter-attack


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

逆襲
gyaku shuu
counter-attack

gyaku reverse, opposite
shuu attack, pounce on



襲来 shuu rai - an invasion; an attack; a raid [A]
逆転 gyaku ten - a reversal; turnaround [I]


A distressed Henry began the rally despite the low turnout.

SUGGESTED USAGE:

ヘンリーは、音楽の業界値上げへの逆襲として、この誓いをたてた。「私はこれから絶対8トラックのテープを買いません。」
henri- wa, ongaku no gyou kai neage e no gyakushuu toshite, kono chikai o tateta. watashi wa korekara zettai eito torakku no te-pu o kaimasen.

As a counterattack on the music industry's recent price hike, Henry vowed to not buy new 8 tracks.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

ヘンリー henri- - Henry
音楽 ongaku - music
業界 gyou kai - industry, the trade, world of
値上げ ne age - raise in price
he - to In this case meaning regarding the price raise
として toshite - as, through, in response to this This can be translated by different words depending context
この kono - this placed before what it modifies
誓い chikai - promise, vow
たてた tateta - made, established 誓い uses 立つ (to stand, establish) to mean make a vow
これから kore kara - from now on これ this + から from
絶対 zettai -