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English Translation of Sentence

I polished for all I was worth. The trouble is that my stock of low-grade gems was surprisingly low.
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Vocabulary list

isshoukenmei
na adjective, adverbial noun, noun
  1. very hard; with utmost effort; with all one's might; for dear life
migaku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth)
  2. to refine; to improve
komaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be troubled; to be worried; to be bothered; to be embarrassed; to be stumped
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
igai
na adjective, adverb taking the to particle, noun
  1. unexpected; surprising
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
teikyuu
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. low grade; vulgar
houseki
noun, no adjective
  1. gem; jewel
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
sutokku
noun, suru verb
  1. stock
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unpossessed; unowned; not had
  3. unique
  4. indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
  5. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  6. (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...; to have not ...
nai
auxiliary adjective
  1. not (verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation)
  2. emphatic suffix (used after the root of an adjective)
nau
suffix, godan verb
  1. (after a noun, etc.) to do ...
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
desu
auxiliary
  1. polite copula in Japanese

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