JLPT N4 Vocabulary


to stop something

JLPT N4 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【とめる】(tomeru).


  • to stop; to turn off​
  • to stop (someone from doing something); to dissuade; to forbid; to prohibit

Type: Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verb

Level: JLPT N4 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kare ni tomeru youni itte kudasai.
Please tell him to stop.
Example #2

watashi wa sore o tomeru koto ni shimashita.
I decided to stop that.
Example #3

anata wa osake o tomeru beki desu.
You should stop drinking.
Example #4

kare wa koi koohii o nomu no o tomeru beki desu.q
He should quit drinking strong coffee.
Example #5

watashi tachi wa naze sore o tomeru koto ga dekinai no desuka?
Why is it that we cannot stop that?

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