writeverb

  • ja書く
  • ento form letters or words with an instrument, such as a pen or keyboard, on a surface or computer

Examples

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Kev, I thought we nailed the whole transfer thing earlier.
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Yeah, I wrote it on my hand.
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But then I washed it.
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Everyone was smiling at me all day.
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And then I get off work and find out that they wrote this on my chef's hat.
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What are you writing?
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Well, Joshua's coming in tomorrow.
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And since I don't have the guts to ask him out,
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I'm gonna sell him a coat and put this note in the pocket.
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If you want to achieve something in life, first you must...
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Write it down, I know.
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Going to a new school, starting in the middle of the year,
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sure, it might suck, but also it might not.
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Stellar pep talk, Mom.
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Yeah, wait, let me write that down.
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- Can you write where I can read it? - Oh, yeah.
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- I'll read this when I get home. - All right.
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Okay, now, who wrote this...this hysterical one?
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"Anal fissures."
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That's a real thing.
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Yeah, but no one here has it.
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I'm just gonna write, "Domestic disturbance, all clear."
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Thank you, officer.
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What are you writing?
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You can't even give Cornell your full attention.
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On the contrary, I'm helping Cornell by evaluating their interviewers.

Other meanings for write...

writeverb

  • ja書く
  • ento communicate information or messages through letter or e-mail
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Okay, here we go.
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Ah, yes.
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- Oh! - Do you mind?
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I'm sorry, Pam.
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Allow me to write you an apology letter.
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You don't have to do that.
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Ugh, PBS.
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- What's wrong with PBS? - What's right with them?
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Why don't you like PBS, Pheebs?
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Okay. 'Cause right after my mom killed herself, I was just in this really bad place personally.
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So, I just thought that it'd make me feel better if I wrote to 'Sesame Street,'
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'cause they were so nice when I was a little kid.
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No one ever wrote back.
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Well, you know, a lot of those Muppets don't have thumbs.
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Do you even know how long you're gonna be gone?
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Well, just until we find an energy source to replace fuel.
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Oh.
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Well, I'll write you every day.
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Never have I ever sent a naughty text to the wrong person.
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Oh, yeah.
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Look at his face.
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So, literally as you hit send
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or did someone write you back and you realized you sent the wrong thing.
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No, it's that horrible moment where you know you can't ⁠— You've already sent the message.
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- And there's nothing you can do about it. - You're looking at it. - There's no coming back from that.
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Even if you turn your phone off, throw it at the wall, it's already sent.
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And did they write back to you, the people that you sent it to?
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Just, "What the hell?"
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Yeah.
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This is just an amazing story.
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So you didn't even know Jasmine.
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And how did you hear about Jasmine?
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Well, I read about her in the newspaper.
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And it said that she was in Boston at the time.
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- Right. - And I was just so touched by her story, so I wanted to write her a letter.
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And so I wrote about her, saying,
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"I love you so much, and I wanna give you some money."
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So she can buy some stuff.
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So Howard wanted to reach out to Ellen.
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So he texts her.
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And now, Howard's giggling every second, looking at his phone.
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And he's giggling— and he's texting Ellen all the time.
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Yeah, it was fun.
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I like texting Howard.
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Or he's looking down and checking.
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And I go, "Oh, did Ellen not write you back yet?"
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And he's like, "No, not yet."
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I thought that was funny.
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That's funny.
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Oh yeah, because he was texting—
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I know what he was talking about.
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Write him back, please.
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Okay, I'll write him back next time and say, "That was funny."
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Batman, you have to know what dead...
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I mean, your parents were shot and killed.
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My parents were shot, yes, but they're alive, on a special farm.
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- Oh, boy. - They're on a farm?
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They're on a special happy farm, where they make buttermilk.
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They romp and play, there's a hammock made of dreams.
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- Wow. - I can't even ⁠—
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- They write me emails. - Wow.
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- Wow. - Wow.
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I wrote you a poem.
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"When you're sad, I'm your Tad.
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And when you're glad, I'm your Tad.
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When you're mad, I'm your Tad.
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And when —"
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It's cake time.
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And when it's cake time, I'm definitely your Tad.
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I'm glad.
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Okay, that's enough.