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to hold between; insert; be caught in
Kanji 1165

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Synopsis

Find out why several places are called Fusabami, what it means to "discuss something across a table," and what to call attacks from two sides. Learn how one powerful verb can refer to sandwiching something or to filling that sandwich. Discover ways to talk about fingers slammed in doors, houses facing each other, hearsay, interruptions, and meddling (or "sticking your beak in"!).  

Revision history:

Mar. 24, 2017: Fixed the shared shape in the look-alike listing on p. 1. Also updated definitions of look-alike kanji and fixed broken links on pp. 3, 4, and 6.

May 15, 2015: Originally published.

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Cover of essay 1165 on 挟, titled "To Sandwich or Be Sandwiched"
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