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They had better cut down their living expenses.
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Vocabulary list

arera
noun, no adjective
  1. those (indicating something distant from both speaker and listener, or something understood without naming it directly)
  2. they (of people) (used to refer to one's equals or inferiors)
karera
pronoun, no adjective
  1. they (usually male); them
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
seikatsuhi
noun
  1. living expenses
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.
kiri
noun
  1. end; finish; stop
  2. bounds; limits
  3. delivery date (of a futures contract)
  4. finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in joruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
  5. counter for slices
  6. only; just
  7. since
  8. remaining (in a particular state)
tsumeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to stuff into; to jam; to cram; to pack; to fill; to plug; to stop up
  2. to shorten; to move closer together
  3. to reduce (spending); to conserve
  4. to focus intently on; to strain oneself to do
  5. to work out (details)
  6. to be on duty; to be stationed
  7. to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi); to trap; to checkmate
  8. to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology); to jam (one's finger in a door, etc.)
  9. to continue ...; to keep doing ... without a break
  10. to do ... completely; to do ... thoroughly
  11. to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
hougayoi
expression
  1. (after past tense verb) had better (verb); (after negative verb) had better not (verb)

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