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Common expressions with ねこ (cat)

Common expressions with ねこ (cat)

借(か)りてきた猫(ねこ) describes “meekness”

うちの娘(むすめ)は人前(ひとまえ)では借(か)りてきた猫(ねこ)のようにおとなしい。
Our daughter is as quiet as a lamb in front of other people.

猫(ねこ)の目(め)describes frequent changes

政府(せいふ)の政策(せいさく)は猫(ねこ)の目(め)のように変(か)わる
= Our government policy is changeable as a weathercock.

猫(ねこ)をかぶる means “to play the hypocrite”

彼女(かのじょ)はボーイフレンドの前(まえ)では猫(ねこ)をかぶっている。
= She pretends innocence in front of her boyfriend.

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2 thoughts on “Common expressions with ねこ (cat)

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    indir
    21 December 2020 at 7:41 am

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    bedava
    20 December 2020 at 8:33 pm

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