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His old company gave him the shaft. But I admire the way he turned bad luck into good and did even better with his own business.
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Vocabulary list

kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kaisha
noun
  1. company; corporation
  2. workplace
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.
ku
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph
  2. phrase
  3. verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry)
  4. haiku; first 17 morae of a renga, etc.
  5. maxim; saying; idiom; expression
waza
waza
noun
  1. technique; art; skill; move
tenjiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to turn; to shift; to alter; to distract
fuku
noun
  1. good fortune; happiness; blessing; good luck
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
nasu
noun
  1. eggplant (Solanum melongena); aubergine
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
migoto
na adjective, adverb
  1. splendid; magnificent; excellent; fine; superb; beautiful; admirable
na adjective
  1. utter (esp. defeat); total; complete
noun
  1. something worth seeing; sight; spectacle
dokuritsu
noun, suru verb
  1. independence; self-reliance; supporting oneself; being on one's own
  2. independence (e.g. of a nation); freedom
  3. separation; isolation
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B
  4. to feel A about B
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
erai
i adjective
  1. great; excellent; admirable; remarkable; distinguished; important; celebrated; famous; eminent
  2. very troublesome; awful; terrible
  3. tiring; tough
adverb
  1. very; extremely
yo
particle
  1. hey; you
  2. hey
  3. hey; hold on
interjection
  1. yo; hey

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