Meaning of ことばじりをとらえる in Japanese

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ことばじり kotobajiri wo とらえる toraeru

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Definition of ことばじりをとらえる

  1. (exp, v1) to cavil at a person's words; to use somebody's words to trip him up

    Quick to pounce on what people say and pick on them.

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