書き留める

219.書き留める

I wrote down his phone number so I wouldn't forget it.

書き留める

かきとめる

kakitomeru

Definition:

Ichidan verb, Transitive verb

1. to write down; to leave a note behind; to record; to chronicle​

Kanji Breakdown:

- Write

- detain, fasten, halt, stop

Japanese Definition:

[動マ下一][文]かきと・む[マ下二]心覚えのために書きしるしておく。「注意事項を―・める」

More examples:

忘れないようにそれを書き留めておきなさい。

Make a note of it in order not to forget it.

忘れないように、私は彼の電話番号を書き留めた。

I wrote down his phone number so I wouldn't forget it. 

思いついたアイデアは、手帳に書き留めています。

I make a note of all the ideas that come to me in my notebook.

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