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Managing to complete an action with 〜終える

To convey the completion of an action that required effort, ()える is attached to the stem of the verb.


In spoken language, ()わる is used more commonly where 終える may be used when written.

See also

  • When effort is not required to complete an action, 終わる is used.
  • When an action is started, 出す is used.


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