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Auxiliary, See で・5, で after certain verb forms
indicates continuing action
Particle, See と・4, casual quoting particle
1. you said, he said, she said, they said
See たって・1, after a verb in the past tense
2. even if
as in かって; indicates a satirical or rhetorical question
3. do you seriously think that
indicates certainty, insistence, emphasis, etc.
4. I already told you, you should know by now that, of course
abbr. of という
5. the said ...
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しょうがない, 仕様がない, しようが無い, 仕様が無い, しょうが無い, しようがない
Expression, Usually in kana
1. there's no (other) way
2. cannot be helped, unavoidable, inevitable, (there's) nothing one can do, having no choice
oft. as 〜てもしょうがない
3. it's no use (doing), pointless, useless, no good, insufficient, not enough
4. hopeless (person), annoying, troublesome, awful
as 〜てしょうがない or 〜でしょうがない
5. cannot stand it, unbearable, cannot help (doing, feeling), dying (to do)
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