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Source Totoeba Project
Bob was on the point of leaving when I called him.
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Vocabulary list

ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not)
denwa
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. telephone call; phone call
noun, no adjective
  1. telephone (device); phone
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
toki
noun
  1. Japanese crested ibis (Nipponia nippon); crested ibis
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
dekakeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to go out (e.g. on an excursion or outing); to leave; to depart; to start; to set out
  2. to be about to leave; to be just going out
chokuzen
noun, adverb
  1. just before
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do

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