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He gambled on the war coming to an early end.
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Vocabulary list

kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sensou
noun, suru verb
  1. war
  2. fighting; fierce competition
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
sousou
noun, used as a suffix, noun, adverb
  1. as soon as...; just after...; immediately after...
adverb
  1. hurriedly; in haste; quickly; promptly; early (usu. as 早々に)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
owaru
godan verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to end; to come to an end; to close; to finish
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
atekomu
atekomu

te-form

atekonde
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to count on; to anticipate; to expect
iru

Plain Past Indicative Form

ita
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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