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English Reference for wake (わけ)

noun reason, pretext, motive
Example sentences
That doesn't give you grounds for complaining
When children are ordered to do a certain thing by such adult standards, they frequently refuse to follow the instructions for no other reason than that they have been told to do so
And as with so many aspects of British life, there's a good historical reason for it
He resigned on the grounds that he was ill
The reason he refused your offer is obvious
Tell me the reason for your absence from school yesterday
She explained the reason why she was late
These are not sufficient reasons for breaking the promise
He refused my offer for no good reason
That is why I could not come here
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