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Chances of promotion are slim in this firm.
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Vocabulary list

kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
kaisha
noun
  1. company; corporation
  2. workplace
deha
noun
  1. chance of going out; opportunity (to succeed)
  2. musical accompaniment for an actor going on stage
shoushin
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. promotion
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)
mikomi
noun
  1. forecast; prospects; expectation; hope
mikomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to anticipate; to estimate; to expect
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 ...

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