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The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Winning the prize

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Word of the Day: May 18, 2018

 

入賞

noun | にゅうしょう


MEANING: winning a prize in a contest

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

彼は、入賞を目指して努力している。

かれは、にゅうしょうをめざしてどりょくしている。
He is working hard to achieve the goal of winning the prize.

 

NOTES:

目指し 【めざし】 is made of 目 (eye) and 指し (point to). Your eye is focused on something.

VOCABULARY:

彼 【かれ】 he
入賞 【にゅうしょう】 winning a prize or placing in a contest
目指して 【めざして】 aiming
努力している 【どりょくしている】 making a great effort to…

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