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The man turned out to be a private detective.
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Vocabulary list

sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that; the (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener)
  2. part (as in "part two") (preceding a number)
interjection
  1. um ...; er ...; uh ...
otoko
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. man; male
noun
  1. fellow; guy; chap; bloke
  2. male lover; boyfriend; man
  3. manliness; manly honor; manly honour; manly reputation
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shiritsutantei
noun
  1. private detective
shiritsu
noun, no adjective
  1. private (establishment) (わたくしりつ spoken to avoid confusion with 市立)
tantei
noun
  1. detective; investigator; sleuth
noun, suru verb
  1. detective work; secret investigation
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
wakaru

Plain Past Indicative Form

wakatta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
  2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out
interjection
  1. I know!; I think so too!

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