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Today's LessonCATEGORY: Commonly Confused Words
GO UP vs. CLIMB   上る/登る


  • To go up is to move to a higher place.

    When a person goes up something using his hands and/or feet, we can also say he climbs it.
  • go up  は、高いところに移動する、つまり、上る/登るという意味です。

    手や足を使って上る/登る場合、climb  と言うこともできます。


  1. It took us only five minutes to go up Mt. Takao in the cable car.
  2. It took me three hours to climb Mt. Takao.
  3. Have you ever gone up the Empire State Building in New York?
  4. My favorite scene in the movie is when King Kong climbs the Empire State Building.
  5. a: Where's the restroom?
    b: Go up the stairs and it's the first door on your right.
  6. My father's getting old. It's even hard for him to climb the stairs these days.

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