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English Reference for wo (を)


  1. particle indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
Example sentences
We chose John as captain
Gabriel took nothing but the hot soup and a little sherry
I heard a cry for help
What are you doing here
I acted as a simultaneous interpreter
My father studies astronomy, or the science of stars
He accumulated a tremendous fortune during the post war
Cotton absorbs water
He turned over the business to his son
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