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usu. at sentence end; with nuance of strong discontent
although, but, even though, I wish that

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ものを: But...! / But If (you) had just... / But (I) could have...
Parts: (かれ) (かね) 貸す (かす) 駄目 (ダメ) って (て) (こと) 分かる (わかる) ものを
You should have known better than to lend him money.

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