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そうは問屋が卸さない, そうは問屋がおろさない, 然うは問屋が卸さない, そうはとんやがおろさない

  • sōhaton'yagaorosanai

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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • things don't work that well in the real world
  • things seldom go as one wishes
  • that is expecting too much

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