English Sentence:

He was unemployed for years, but eventually found a job as a janitor.

Korean Translation:

그 사람은 몇 년 간 실직상태에 있다가 마침내 건물 관리인 자리를 얻었습니다.

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geu

1. he, him, his (written) 2. the, that

Here: the, that (+people or object)

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사람

sa ram

person, human

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eun

1. (subject particle) 2. (particle to add emphasis) 3. (particle after a verb to modify a noun, past tense) 4. (particle after an adjective to modify a noun, present tense) 5. (verb ending for present tense) 6. silver

Here: (subject particle)

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myut

1. how many 2. a number of 3. a few 4. what (+noun)

Here: how many, a number of, a few

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nyun

year

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gan

1. liver 2. saltiness, seasoning 3. period (of time), while, during 4. space, gap, between 5. whichever (one of those)

Here: period (of time), while, during

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실직

shil jik

unemployment

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상태

sang te

status, condition

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e

1. at, to, by, on, in (particle after place, time or object) 2. because of (particle after noun or gerund to add reason) 3. for (particle after noun or gerund to add 'purpose')

Here: at, to, by, on, in (particle after place, time or object)

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있다

it da

to exist

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다가

da ga

but then (one action stops when another action occurs)

Here: (particle after verb to add meaning of 'while' with interruption of other action)

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마침내

ma chim ne

finally

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건물

gun mool

building

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관리인

gwan ri in

janitor, caretaker

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자리

ja ri

1. room, space, location 2. seat, place 3. (job) position, opening

Here: (job) position, opening

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eul

1. (object particle) 2. (particle in verb to add meaning of 'perhaps') 3. (particle after a verb or an adjective to modify a noun, future tense)

Here: (object particle)

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얻다

ut da

to get, to find

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ut

(particle in verb to add meaning of past)

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니다

ni da

(statement ending in formal tone)

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