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Wordめる
tomeru
Meaningto stop ...
Part of speechverb, itidan - group 2, transitive
Pronunciation

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Usages of tomeru

(I) stopped the car.くるま  めました。
kuruma wo tomemasita.
(She) didn't want to stop the car.くるま が めたく ありません でした。
kuruma ga tometaku arimasen desita.
(You) cannot stop time.かん を めること  できません。
zikan wo tomerukoto ha dekimasen.
Using は in this sentence might be more suitable because it is more all-encompassing than が (it implies that no one can stop time), while が is more specific and might refer to something like being unable to stop time on a personal capacity.

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