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理由, りゆう

  • riyū


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • reason
  • pretext
  • motive

Examples of 理由,りゆう in a Sentence

Why should I apologize to you?
A piece of railway in use today is therefore the product of a long series of decisions reached on many different grounds, at different times.
The sisters often quarrel for nothing.
Act now! he said, and in addition to his obvious meaning, he hinted that there were number of other important reasons why immediate action was needed.
Even at the end of the nineteenth century, sailors in the British Navy were not permitted to use knives and forks because using them was considered a sign of weakness.
Do you know the reason why two-thirds of the students did not attend the student meeting?
Only afterward did he explain why he did it.
Tell me the reason why you want to live in the countryside.
Tell me the reason why you were late for school.
What I can't make out is why you have changed your mind.

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