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We'd probably be best off beating them to the punch before they notice that fact.
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renchuu
renjuu
noun
  1. colleagues; company; a lot; those guys (slightly impolite)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
kotoni
kotoni
adverb
  1. especially; particularly; unusually; above all
  2. additionally
ki
noun
  1. spirit; mind; heart
  2. nature; disposition
  3. motivation; intention
  4. mood; feelings
  5. atmosphere; essence
gi
suffix
  1. -like nature; -like disposition; -ish temperament
ge
suffix
  1. seeming; giving the appearance of; giving one the feeling of
ke
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. sign; indication; trace; touch; feeling
  2. somehow; for some reason; seeming to be
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
nu
auxiliary verb, suffix
  1. (after the -nai stem of a verb) not (verb-negating suffix)
  2. indicates completion
uchi
uchi
noun, no adjective
  1. inside; within
  2. while
  3. among; amongst; between
  4. we (referring to one's in-group, i.e. company, etc.); our
  5. my spouse
  6. imperial palace grounds
  7. emperor
  8. I (primarily used by women and children); me
utsu
godan verb
  1. to hit (something inanimate); to strike; to beat (on something)
  2. to type; to tap (e.g. a key)
  3. to inject
  4. to indulge in gambling
  5. to visit (on a pilgrimage)
kisen
noun
  1. forestall
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.
seisu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to control; to command; to get the better of
seisuru
suru verb (special class), transitive verb
  1. to control; to command; to get the better of
hougaii
hougaii
expression
  1. (after past tense verb) had better (verb); (after negative verb) had better not (verb)
deshou
expression
  1. seems; I think; I guess; I wonder; I hope
  2. don't you agree?; I thought you'd say that!

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