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de
particle, conjunction, auxiliary

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English Meaning(s) for で

particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for で

Sample Sentences for で

In my work, I sometimes simply determine an area with a tape measure.
No matter who you are or where you are from, one thing is certain.
She was very down because of the exam result.
I'm not used to making speeches in public.
He took us back in his car.

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