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Grammar detail: 例の〜

例の〜 - that (thing), that (person)
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noun
means
that (thing), that (person) etc
This construction is used to refer to a thing or a person without actually naming it. In English the translation might be just 'that', or something such as 'what-d'you-call-it' or 'what's-its name' or 'thingamajig' etc. depending on context. It can be used to hide the identity of something, to refer to something you've forgotten the name of, or just to refer back to a topic from a prior conversation.
れい
しごと
仕事
いかがでしょう
How is that business progressing?
まもなく
れい
ウエーター
さら
かたづ
片付
もど
ってきた

Soon the same waiter came back to pick up the dishes.
かれ
れい
スキャンダル
かんけい
関係
ある
おも

I think he has something to do with that scandal.
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Kanji used in this grammar

レイ   example   たとえる to illustrate, to compare   たとえば for example   
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シ   ジ   つかえる to attend to   
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2
ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
2
さら dish   
4
ヘン   right side   かた- one of two   
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4
フ   つける to put in place, affix   つ to adhere to   
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3
レイ   もど to return   もど to send back   
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3
ヒ   かれ he   
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3
カン   せき barrier   かかわる to be connected   
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ケイ   in charge   かかり charge, duty   かか to relate to   
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3
シ   おも to think   
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