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Shutting the something door after the something has escaped

This is the classiest kotowaza I’ve introduced yet, no doubt! 屁を放って尻窄める (He wo hitte shiri subomeru; “Loosing a fart and [then] clenching your butt.”) Definition: Locking the barn door after the horses are gone. This kotowaza refers to frantic attempts … Continue reading

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