Particle - だけ - only, just

だけ is used to mark a limited amount or extend of something (Not more than). It is only used to mark an upper limit. For example: You can only have 2 cookies, or: it takes just 3 minutes at most.

When used with できる, it is a common way to say 'as .. as possible'. For example: できる だけ 速く 走った (I ran as fast as possible).

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