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We arrived at that plan out of pure desperation, but the book sold well.
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Vocabulary list

kunikunosaku
expression
  1. last resort; desperate measure taken under pressure of necessity
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
kikaku
noun, suru verb
  1. planning; project; plan; design
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B
  4. to feel A about B
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
ndesu
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; the explanation is that ...; it is that ...
n
noun, used as a prefix
  1. some (at the start of a number in place of a digit)
desuga
conjunction
  1. but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not)
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that; the
  2. part (as in "part two")
interjection
  1. um ...; er ...; uh ...
hon
noun
  1. book; volume; script
prefix
  1. this; present
  2. main; head
  3. real; regular
suffix, counter
  1. counter for long cylindrical things; counter for films, TV shows, etc.; counter for goals, home runs, etc.; counter for telephone calls
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
yoku
adverb
  1. nicely; properly; well; skillfully; skilfully
  2. frequently; often
  3. I'm glad that you ...; thank you for ...
  4. (you have) quite the nerve to; I don't know how you can ...
ureru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to sell (well)
  2. to be well known; to be popular; to be famous

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