He set a trap to catch the animal.
Kare wa sono dōbutsu o toraeru tameni wana o shikaketa.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the; um...; er...; uh...
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
to seize; to capture; to arrest; to grasp; to perceive; to treat (as)
for; for the sake of; to one's advantage; in favor of; in favour of; on behalf of; because of; as a result of
snare; trap (for catching wild game, etc.); trap (i.e. ruse, subterfuge, etc.)
to start; to begin; to commence; to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war); to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)