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Grammar detail: わけ

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わけ - reason
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わけ (which can be written in kanji as ) is a useful word used to indicate the reason for something.
The most straightforward usage is to directly explain a reason:
そういうわけから
わたし
きみ
いっしょ
一緒
けない

Such being the case, I can't go with you.
Depending on context, this can mean 'of course' such and such is the case.
よく
べんきょう
勉強
している
ので
しけん
試験
とお
わけ
I'm studying hard, so of course I'll pass the exam.
わけ + ない meaning 'no reason' can be used to mean 'impossible', 'there's no way that'.
わけないでしょう
There's no way I'm going.
いう (to say) + わけ is the origin of the term
わけ
meaning 'an excuse'.
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See also:
  • わけにはいかない - can't very well do
  • ないわけにはいかない - can't very well not do; have to do

Kanji used in this grammar

ヤク   translate; reason   わけ reason, explanation   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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クン   きみ you   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ショ   チョ   お strap, thong   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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ベン    exertion   
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キョウ   ゴウ   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   しいる to compel, to force   
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シ   ため to test   こころみる to attempt   
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ケン   ゲン    verification   
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ツ   ツウ   とお to pass through   とお to let pass   かよ to commute   
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