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English Reference for wazawai (わざわい)

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Kana
わざわい
wazawai
Definitions
noun calamity, catastrophe, misfortune
Example sentences
It's better not to prattle on about meaningless things. The more you open your mouth the more likely you are to put your foot in it
His indecision sowed the seeds of future trouble
A woman is the woe of man
The ecologist warned us that petroleum was not merely a blessing but also a curse
Turn your misfortune to account
Thoughtless speech may give rise to great mischief
His old company gave him the shaft. But I admire the way he turned bad luck into good and did even better with his own business
Make the best of a bad bargain
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