Meaning of “gotegote”(後手後手)
It means being behind because of poor planning.
Gote(後手) is originated from Shogi words.
Shogi is Japanese chess and it means second move.
And opposite words of “gotegote”(後手後手) is “sentesente”(先手先手).
Sente(先手) is also originated from Shogi words. it means first move.
A: We’ll keep to take measures against corona virus in sentesente.
B: What?? You are always gotegote!!
Yes, I mention Japanese government!!
I know they’re working hard, but I feel it’s so Gotegote!!!
It’s not gotegote, it’s sentesente, finally!!
Some people still complain about it, “that’s sudden!”.
You know, if government don’t do like that, people say “They are gotegote, they should do quickly!!”. Yes, people always complain. Just complain.
Yes, it’s sudden but not bad thing in my opinion. >> ASK ME about Japanese something!