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Giving advice to him is like talking to a brick wall.
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kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
chuukoku
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. advice; warning
suru

Plain Past Indicative Form

shita
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 (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  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 (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
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 (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
tokorode
conjunction
  1. by the way; incidentally
  2. even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how) (after the plain past form of a verb)
tokoro
noun, adverb, suffix
  1. place; spot; scene; site (also pronounced どころ when a suffix)
noun, suffix
  1. address
  2. district; area; locality
  3. one's house
  4. point; aspect; side; facet
  5. passage (in text); part
  6. space; room
  7. thing; matter
noun
  1. whereupon; as a result (after the plain past form of a verb)
  2. about to; on the verge of (after present form of a verb)
  3. was just doing; was in the process of doing; have just done; just finished doing (after past form of a verb)
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
umanomimininenbutsu
expression
  1. preaching to the deaf; reading the nenbutsu into a horse's ear
uma
noun
  1. horse
  2. horse racing
  3. promoted bishop
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
mimi
noun
  1. ear
  2. hearing
  3. edge; crust
  4. selvedge (non-fray machined edge of fabrics); selvage
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
nenbutsu
noun, suru verb
  1. nenbutsu; nianfo; prayer to Amitabha Buddha
  2. visualizing a Buddha (in one's mind)
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
yo
particle
  1. hey; you (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.)
  2. hey (after a noun; used when calling out to someone)
  3. hey; hold on (in mid-sentence; used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention)
interjection
  1. yo; hey

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