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since you have kids, you should stop smoking
He's the type that when he says he will do it, he definitely will do it.
#3193 Author: dc, Miki
you have a pet, you should pay attention to your responsibility.
#1164 Author: dc
the situation have gone this way,
you cannot entrust it only to him another time.
#6749 Author: 赤毛
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The clause prior to "ue" contains a situation or fact. The clause following "ue wa" indicates the speaker's decision/hope/or resolve.
Author: lucinda lohmanoota
What about: タバコは法律上、認められているんですよ。In this case, 上は is like "According to". According to the law, tobacco is acceptable.
ex#3193 Although I've changed from 言って上 to 言った上, the J sounds unnatural. 「やる」と言ったからには would be more natural.
ah or 彼のことだから、「やる」と以上は、絶対にやるだろう。
oops 抜けた... 彼のことだから、「やる」と言った以上は、絶対にやるだろう。
Oops. On second thoughts kill that 'see also'
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