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JLPT N3 Grammar: わけだ (wakeda)

わけだ (wakeda)

Meaning: for that reason, no wonder, as you’d expect, as you know

How to use the:
Verb-casual + わけだ
Noun + である + わけだ

Explain:
Which means … Explain the cause, the reason is because …

Example sentences:
1, この男は、そういうつもりではなかったかもしれないが、おれに好意を示してくれたわけだ。
kono otoko wa, sou iu tsumori dewa nakatta kamoshirenai ga, ore ni koui o shimeshite kureta wakeda.
This man has possibly done me a favour, even though he didn’t mean to.

2, 彼女の母親は私の母の妹だ。つまり彼女と私はいとこ同士なわけだ。
Kanojo no hahaoya wa watashinohaha no imōtoda. Tsumari kanojo to watashi wa itoko dōshina wakeda.
Her mother is my mother’s sister. So she and I are cousins.

3, 彼らの単純な心は単純なトリックを考えだしたわけだ。
karera no tanjun na kokoro wa tanjun na torikku o kangaedashita wakeda.
Their simple minds came up with a simple trick.

4, 彼女は猫を3匹と犬を1匹買っている。一人暮らしで寂しいわけだ。
Kanojo wa neko o 3-biki to inu o 1-biki katte iru. Hitorigurashi de sabishī wakeda.
She buys three cats and a dog. Living alone is lonely.

5, もし私は誤らなければ、私たちは痛烈きわまる劇に直面しているわけだ。
moshi watashi wa ayamaranakereba, watashitachi wa tsuuretsu kiwamaru geki ni chokumen shite iru wakeda.
If I’m not mistaken, we have here a very poignant human drama.

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