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English Reference for tameni (ために)

Kanji
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Kana
ために
tameni
Definitions
  1. conjunction usually kana for, for the sake of, to one's advantage, in favor of, in favour of, on behalf of
  2. because of, as a result of
Example sentences
I made every effort to realize the plan but after all it turned out to be in vain
I have come to Japan not to teach but to write
Miyuki set the table for the party
Illness prevented Jim from attending the meeting
They helped one another to make the school festival a success
The boy may have told a lie to please his parents
To understand Japanese culture to the full, you should learn the language
Once you enter a company, you have to work for the company, whether you want to or not
Could you send someone up to pick up some laundry
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