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In the U.S., there are more prisoners than there is jail space for them. So the prisons are overcrowded.
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Vocabulary list

de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
conjunction
  1. and then; so
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
shuuyou
noun, suru verb
  1. accommodation; reception; housing
  2. seating
  3. custody
  4. admission
  5. entering (in a dictionary)
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  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
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
keimusho
noun
  1. prison; penitentiary
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)
tame
noun
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
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)
basho
noun
  1. place; location; spot; position
  2. room; space
  3. basho (sumo wrestling tournament)
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)
node
particle
  1. that being the case; because of ...; the reason is ....; given that...
itsumo
adverb, noun
  1. always; usually; every time
  2. never (with neg. verb)
keimusho
noun
  1. prison; penitentiary
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
teiin
noun
  1. fixed number of regular personnel; capacity (of boat, hall, aeroplane, airplane, etc.)
oobaa
na adjective, noun, suru verb
  1. overcoat
  2. over; exceeding; going beyond; exaggeration
  3. ball hit over the head of an outfielder (baseball)
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)
joutai
noun
  1. current status; condition; situation; circumstances; state
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)
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

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