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Grammar detail: だけ

だけ - only
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positive verb
means
only ~; at least ~; just ~ etc.
こんかい
今回
だけ
かれ
ほんとう
本当
こと
った
よう
This time at least it seems as if he is telling the truth.
だけ is often found in the set phrase できるだけ which means 'as ~ as possible':
できるだけ
はや
てがみ
手紙
ください
Please write to me as soon as possible.
だけ is usually used with a positive verb, in contrast to しか, which is usually used with a negative verb. One exception is the common pattern
(number + counter) + だけ + (negative verb)
which is used to mean 'just (number) short', 'just (number) is missing' etc.
でも
ひと
だけありません
But, just one thing is missing.
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Kanji used in this grammar

コン   キン   いま now   
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カイ   エ   まわ to revolve   まわ to make turn   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ホン   book   もと origin   
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トウ   あてる    あたる to hit   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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ソウ   サッ   early; fast   はや early   はやまる be hasty   はやめる to expedite, to hasten   
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シュ   hand   て    た-    
シ   かみ paper   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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