Hitomi Tashiro

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| Feb 5, 2018

Put some extra nuance into your verbs with 'komu'

Today we'll introduce some meanings and usages of the verb 込(こ)む, which means to be crowded/to include, as in この電車(でんしゃ)は込んでいるから次(つぎ)のにしよう。(This train is crowded so we should wait for the next one.) 込む can be attached to an action verb (X) to create the compound ...