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English Reference for tameni (ために)

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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
He examined the house with an eye to opening a store there
Every day they killed a llama to make the Sun God happy
People came from far and wide to hear the President's speech
We worked hard to make ends meet
We called on him for a speech
Poverty sometimes drives people to commit crimes
This earth is moist owing to the recent rain
A reception was given for the Japanese foreign minister
The heavy rain prevented us from going fishing
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