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English Translation of Sentence

Holding an eel too fast is the way to let her escape.
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Vocabulary list

amari
na adjective, adverb, noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. remainder; rest; balance; remains; scraps; residue; remnant
adverb
  1. not very (with negative sentence); not much
  2. surplus; excess; fullness; too much
  3. overjoyed; overwhelmed
noun, used as a suffix
  1. more than; over
shikkari
na adjective, adverb, adverb taking the to particle, noun, suru verb
  1. firmly; tightly; reliable; level-headed; steady
unagi
noun
  1. eel (esp. the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica)
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.
nigiru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to grasp; to seize; to mould sushi; to mold sushi
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn (shogi)
kaette
adverb
  1. on the contrary; rather; all the more; instead
nigeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to escape; to run away

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