Today’s Grammar Point: ～なおす
直す itself is a transitive verb meaning “to mend,” “to correct,” etc. but it can be used after the stem of a verb and ～なおす means “to do ～ again” or “to re do ～.”
For the kanji 直, please see this post.
- [verb stem] なおす
The lot I drew read “Bad Luck” so I redrew the fortune.
to recount the money
to clean again
to review the answers
to reheat the rice/meal
to repack the bag
to rearrange the books
to repurchase one’s air tickets
to shave the pencil again.
to recolour, to paint in a different colour
to re-knit a sweater
to relearn English from scratch
to reselect elective subjects
to rewrite the essay
to resubmit the application
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