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adverb, noun

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English Meaning(s) for せっかく

adverb, noun
  1. with trouble; at great pains; long-awaited

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Whoa, if we keep chatting, despite actually arriving early, we'll end up late!
Though I went to see her all the way in the rain, she was out.
If you could do it at all, I'd like you to do it.
What a waste of your lawyer qualifications!
Since we got a lot of snow, we might as well make an igloo (as it’s a good opportunity).

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