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だけに, 丈に
Expression, Conjunction, Usually in kana
1. given that ... it is only natural that ..., ... being the case, it is unavoidable that ..., (precisely) because ..., as might be expected (from ...)
when used with negatives
2. contrary to expectations ...
Expression, Conjunction, See 丈に・だけに・1, not used in negative contexts
... being the case, (precisely) because ..., as might be expected from ...
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