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Grammar detail: 〜けど at sentence end

〜けど at sentence end - uncertainty or politeness
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Japanese includes various words for 'but', including most commonly けど, けれど and けれども. Unlike English, however, it is common to end a sentence with 'but', which can indicate uncertainty, but can often just be a form of politeness by making a declaration less concrete.
For example, in this sentence, the speaker says he/she wants (the たい form) to leave a book (the ておく form of あずける), and then 'softens' the sentence by adding ですけど at the end:
この
ほん
あづ
けておきたい
ですけど
May I leave this book with you?
In the following example, the use of のだけれど softens the bluntness of the implied disappointment:
こんかい
今回
きみうまくいく
おも
っていた
けれど
We had expected that you would succeed this time.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ホン   book   もと origin   
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ヨ   あずける to deposit   あずかる to receive on deposit   
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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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シ   おも to think   
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