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休む is basically intransitive, but it has this transitive usage, too. You can say 会社を休む, 会議を休む, 学校を休む, and so on. Transitivity of most verbs are straightforward, but there are many tricky ones which you simply have to memorize. See this answer for similar examples. Also note that many intransitive verbs related to movement can take を, in which case を is more ...


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出しよう is functioning as a noun in the sentence, which is why you would use の to connect another noun to it. This is similar to how you would say 手紙の書き方 and not 手紙を書き方, even though 書き方 is based on the verb 書く. Perhaps the fact that the よう in this grammar point is usually not written in kanji makes it look less like it's a noun, but technically this よう is 様. It ...


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As @Mindful said, this sentence is perfectly natural in Japanese in word order, since Japanese word order is much freer than most Western European languages. But in this case, there is a reason to take this specific order, because 政治に使うお金を、キャバクラで遊ぶために使っていたこともわかりました。 intuitively suggests that such conduct is a fraud, while the connotation is not immediately ...


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First of all, your given interpretation is correct - the article is talking about money intended for political use being used at hostess clubs. If that is indeed the right interpretation, then why not swap the clauses around, and make it instead something like this? I'm not sure an answer specific to this particular example exists (although perhaps a ...


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