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English Translation of Sentence

The cost of living has shot through the ceiling in the last year.
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Vocabulary list

seikeihi
noun
  1. living expenses
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sakunen
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. last year
unaginobori
noun, no adjective
  1. rapid promotion; soaring; going through the roof
unagi
noun
  1. eel (esp. the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica)
nobori
noun
  1. ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb
  2. up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo)
noun, no adjective
  1. northward (towards Tokyo)

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