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English Translation of Sentence

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
no adjective
  1. his
  2. 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
waza
noun
  1. deed; act; work; performance
wai
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly male) indicates emotion
tenjiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to turn; to shift; to alter; to distract
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn (shogi)
nasu
nasu
noun
  1. eggplant (Solanum melongena); aubergine
de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
conjunction
  1. and then; so
migoto
na adjective
  1. splendid; magnificent; beautiful; admirable
noun
  1. praiseworthy act; feat; commendable deed
dokuritsu
na adjective, noun, suru verb
  1. independence (e.g. Independence Day); self-support
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  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
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)
  3. because
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following te-form verb)
erai
i adjective
  1. great; excellent; admirable; remarkable; distinguished; important; celebrated; famous; eminent
  2. awful; terrible
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
interjection
  1. yo!

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