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    need help with sentence

    紡績会社のボンでな

    Old man is starting to tell a story of something that happened in the past. Then he says the line above.

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    Re: need help with sentence

    Hi, do you have more context? Like bits before it, or an image.

    紡績 bouseki means spinning so basically it's a textiles company. I have a feeling ボン is a reference to something but I'm not sure.

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    Re: need help with sentence

    ボン: a child from a wealthy family, and in this case, a son of the company's owner

    ---------- Post added at 05:00 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:52 PM ----------

    It depends how it's used, but you could rephrase it to "his father owns a cotton spinning company" for example.
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