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つつある [つつある] (tsutsuaru)
    Meaning: Vm, middle of doing...、continues to
    Example: 日本語学校の数は減りつつある。 Numbers at the Japanese school are continuing to fall.
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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V(minus ます) + つつある
 
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ex #389   ゲーム用OS としても 進化を 遂げつつあるLinux 
Advanc ing - even as an OS for game use : Linux  
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(Amatuka)
ex #3861   いい仕事につくのは難しくなりつつあるようだ。  
It seems to be becoming hard to get a good job.  
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(dbx)
ex #3862   ここでの私の関心は、ウーマン・リブ運動が消えつつあるのか否かということである。  
My concern here is whether the women's movement is fading or not.  
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(dbx)
ex #3863   ここで明確にしなければならない点は、スポーツにおいてアマチュアとプロフェッショナルの境界線が消失しつつあるということだ。  
The point we must clarify here is that the border line between amateur and professional is beginning to disappear.  
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(dbx)
ex #3864   このことは家が沈み始め、道路が裂けて街灯が途方もない角度に傾きつつあることを意味する。  
This means that houses are starting to sink, roads are breaking up and lamp-posts are leaning at crazy angles.  
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(dbx)
ex #3865   さまざまな種類の生物が絶滅しつつある 
Many forms of life are disappearing.  
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(dbx)
ex #3866   しかし老人の現在のこうした低い地位も変わりつつあるのかもしれない。  
The current low status of the elderly may be changing, however.  
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(dbx)
ex #3867   その運動は急速に進みつつある 
The movement is rapidly gaining ground.  
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(dbx)
ex #3868   その学生は猛勉強したので、急激に進歩しつつある 
Since the student has worked very hard, he is making rapid progress.  
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(dbx)
ex #3869   その結果、同一労働に対し同一賃金を得ている女性が増えつつある 
As a result, more women are receiving equal wages for equal work.  
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(dbx)
ex #3870   その国は高等教育社会に変わりつつある 
That country is turning into a society with high education.  
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(dbx)
ex #3871   その子の生存に対する希望は急速に消えつつある 
Hope of finding the child alive is fading rapidly.  
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(dbx)
ex #3872   その庭園は荒れ地に変わりつつある 
The garden is turning into a wilderness.  
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(dbx)
ex #3873   その病気の子供は日々よくなりつつある 
The sick boy is growing stronger each day.  
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(dbx)
ex #3874   その病気は蔓延しつつあるようだ。  
It is said that the disease has been spreading.  
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(dbx)
ex #3875   その両国間に緊張が高まりつつあるきざしがある。  
There are signs of growing tensions between the two countries.  
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(dbx)
ex #3876   だんだん暗くなりつつある 
It is getting darker and darker.  
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(dbx)
ex #3877   アメリカの都市人口は増加しつつある 
The urban population of America is increasing.  
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(dbx)
ex #3878   コンピューターの使用は急速に増加しつつある 
The use of electronic computers is growing rapidly.  
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(dbx)
ex #3879   ジョンソンさんは不注意な管理のせいで失われつつあるお金の額を心配していた。 
Mr Johnson was concerned about the amount of money that was being lost because of careless management.  
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(dbx)
ex #3880   一列に立ち並んだ家が新しいアパートに席を譲るためにとりこわされつつある 
A row of old houses is being destroyed to make way for new flats.  
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(dbx)
ex #6811   父は退院してから、元気になりつつある 
Since my father left the hospital, he has been continuously getting better and better.  
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(赤毛)
ex #6812   都心では子供が少なくなってきていることから、学生の数もへりつつある 
Because the children in the heart of city are becoming scarce until now, the number of students is continuously decreasing.  
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(赤毛)
ex #6813   多いの国で公害が年々ひどくなっているが、一方では、それをなくすために、技術協力をする国々も増えつつある 
In numerous countries, year after year, pollution become harder, but on the other hand, to get rid of this, the countries which make technical cooperation also continue to increase.  
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(赤毛)
ex #8607   生きれば生きるほど、年が早く経ちつつあること気付くよね。  
The more you live, you notice the years are going by faster.  
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(Absolutionz)
ex #8662   3/11から時間がたち、被災地の多くの自治体では復興計画がつくられ、多少の異論があっても具体化する方向に進みつつあります。  
Time has passed since 3/11 and in the areas affected by the disaster there have been many revitalization plans created by local municipalities which, though they they have many points of disagreement, are in the midst of progressing towards tangible change.  
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(hillsonn)

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    AmatukaVm = Verb -masu base 
    How about... "Linux: Evolving even as a gaming OS"? This looks like ad copy, which is notoriously hard to translate... [edit]   [delete]
    anna.kendallis this correct?

    私の赤ちゃんは早く育ちつつあるようだ。
    My baby seems to be growing up very quickly.
     

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