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dirtyvicar
13th June 2001, 15:02
Is there a Japanese phrase that would be equivalent to the American "throw in the towel" ? This just came up as a bit of trivia at work.

Thanks ! :look:

Jeff Hamacher
14th June 2001, 04:36
Originally posted by dirtyvicar
Is there a Japanese phrase that would be equivalent to the American "throw in the towel" ?

here's a couple, mike.

1) haiboku wo mitomeru
2) kousan suru

or simply the verb "to give up"

3) akirameru

hope this helps.

later, jeff hamacher

dirtyvicar
14th June 2001, 14:05
:D
Great, thanks !