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~直す [~なおす] (~naosu)
    Meaning: to do something again, hoping to improve it
    Example: This essay is terrible! Please rewrite it (書き直す)
    JLPT Level: 0
    Category: grammar
    Author: jmadsen

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ex #8668   やりなおす。  
(I) will redo it.  
ex #8669   聞き直したがまだわからない。 
(I) listened to it again but I still don't understand it.  
ex #8749   第一回目試験を落第したから、受け直すつもりだよ。dai ikkai me shiken wo rakudai shita kara, uke-naosu tsumori da yo. 
Since (I) failed the test the first time, (I'm) planning on re-taking it.  

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