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English Reference for da (だ)


  1. auxiliary be, is
  2. auxiliary verb indicates past or completed action
  3. indicates light imperative
Example sentences
That's why you were always healthy
I don't care too much for hot food
His brother is a very capable doctor
I haven't had enough sleep because I sat up all night
You should have told him about it while he was here
Michiko talks as if she had been to the Arctic herself
I like music better than sports
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