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As I was in a hurry, I had to take a taxi.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
isogu

te-form

isoide
godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
  1. to hurry; to rush; to hasten; to make something happen sooner
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)
node
particle
  1. that being the case; because of ...; the reason is ...; given that ...
takushiininoru

Provisional Present Indicative Negative Form

takushiininoranakereba
expression, godan verb
  1. to take a taxi
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
noru

Provisional Present Indicative Negative Form

noranakereba
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to get on (train, plane, bus, ship, etc.); to get in; to board; to take; to embark
  2. to get on (e.g. a footstool); to step on; to jump on; to sit on; to mount
  3. to reach; to go over; to pass
  4. to follow; to stay (on track); to go with (the times, etc.)
  5. to take part; to participate; to join
  6. to get into the swing (and sing, dance, etc.)
  7. to be deceived; to be taken in
  8. to be carried; to be spread; to be scattered (usu. with an adverb of manner, e.g. よく乗る)
  9. to stick; to attach; to take; to go on (usu. with an adverb of manner, e.g. よく乗る)
naru

Plain Past Indicative Negative Form

naranakatta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)

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