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損, そん

  • son


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix

  • loss
  • disadvantage

Examples of 損,そん in a Sentence

You may go farther and fare worse.
Whichever you choose, you cannot lose.
It pays in the long run to buy goods of high quality.
One man's gain is another man's loss.
It doesn't pay to lose your temper.
Honesty pays in the long run.
It will pay you to save a part of your salary each month.
Honesty will pay in the long run.
This is an age when honesty does not pay.
My sister is clumsy, which is a disadvantage to her.

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