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Grammar detail: を占める(をしめる)

を占める(をしめる) - to occupy, to hold, to take up
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める
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X will occupy / hold / take up Y
かし
菓子
よんじゅう
40
パーセント
めている
から
はんばい
販売
つづ
ざるを
ない

Confectionery makes up 40 percent of our sales, so we have no choice but to continue selling them.
あの
きっさてん
喫茶店
きゃく
きつえんしゃ
喫煙者
だいぶぶん
大部分
めている
だろう
Smokers make up the majority of customers who use that coffee shop.
さいけん
債権
がんり
元利
しはらい
支払
コスト
よさん
予算
かなり
ぶぶん
部分
める
だろう
The debt-servicing cost on bonds will take up major portion of the budget.
かれ
かいしゃ
会社
がいこくじん
外国人
ろうどうしゃ
労働者
30パーセント
めている

Foreign workers make up 30% of his company.
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Kanji used in this grammar

セン   しめる to occupy, hold   うらな to tell fortunes   
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カ    candy   
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シ   ス   こ child   
バイ   う to sell   うれる to be selling; be in demand   
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ジョウ   ショウ   うえ above   うわ- above   あげる to raise   あがる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up   
ハン sell, trade; marketing   
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ゾク   つづ to continue   つづける to carry on with   
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トク    profit   え    う to acquire   
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キツ    eat, drink, smoke   
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チャ   サ    tea   
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テン   みせ shop   
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キャク   カク    guest   
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エン   けむり smoke   けむ to smoke (chimney etc.)   けむ smoky   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ブ   part
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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サイ    debt, loan   
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ケン   ゴン    a right   
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ゲン   ガン   origin; original   もと origin   
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リ    effective, interest, profit, advantage   き to be effective   
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シ   ささえる to support   
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フツ    to pay; to dispose of   はら to pay   
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ヨ    previously, in advance   
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サン    calculate   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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カイ   エ   あ to meet   
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シャ    company   やしろ Shinto shrine   
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ガイ   ゲ   そと outside   ほか other   はず to remove, mislead   はずれる to come off, to miss   
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コク   くに country   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
ロウ    labor   
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ドウ   はたら to work   
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