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English Translation of Sentence

You had better make sure that he is at home before you call on him.
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Vocabulary list

kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
  2. his
  3. boyfriend
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.
tazuneru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to visit
zen
noun, used as a prefix
  1. the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. before; earlier
mae
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), suffix
  1. ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of); before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping; portion
  6. privates; private parts
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
zaitaku
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. being in; being at home
kadouka
expression
  1. whether or not (in phrases like "I don't know whether or not I can come")
kakunin
noun, suru verb
  1. affirmation; confirmation; validation
shite
particle
  1. by (indicating means of action); as (a group, etc.)
  2. indicates patient of a causative expression
  3. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) acts as a connective
  4. (after an adverb or a particle) adds emphasis
  5. and then
oita
noun
  1. childish prank; mischief
oku
godan verb
  1. to put; to place
  2. to leave (behind)
  3. to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)
hougaii
expression
  1. (after past tense verb) had better (verb); (after negative verb) had better not (verb)
desu
auxiliary
  1. polite copula in Japanese
yo
particle
  1. (at sentence end) indicates indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.
  2. (after a noun) used when calling out to someone
  3. (in mid-sentence) used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention
  4. yo!

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