The verb 過ぎる shows up in the following sentence:


I think I understand the sentence but the problem is that I'm not sure what 過ぎる exactly means. It is in its ば conditional form, right? What would be the meaning of 過ぎる in this sentence? 助けてください🙏🙏🙏



「~~過ぎる」, in this context, means "to get through".

「過ぎれば」 is indeed in the conditional form.

"If (we) get through the two-year recession, this country's economy might be out of the worst situation."

  • 「過ぎる」って、明鏡には「自動詞」しか載ってない・・・ 「角を曲がる」「道を歩く」「空を飛ぶ」「得意先を回る」みたいなやつ? – Chocolate Jan 16 '20 at 16:10
  • ホンマでっか?う~ん、その「を + 自動詞」かどうか分からんさかいに一旦編集するわ。 – l'électeur Jan 16 '20 at 18:59

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