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to run (race); rush; ride a horse; drive (a machine); gallop; drive (something) off
Kanji 1183

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Synopsis

Most terms with 駆 will leave you breathless. It lies at the heart of words for "footrace," "rushing in at the last minute," and "pioneer" (one who has raced ahead of the pack). You'll learn to say, "He ran up the stairs panting," "Her desire to be a doctor spurred her on," and "He was driven by revenge." Find out why signs about Cinderella hang in Japanese subway stations!

Revision history:

Apr. 18, 2014: p. 7: Added a terrific photo!

Jan. 31, 2014: Originally published.

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