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  • After a long struggle, Kiyoshi completed a whole curriculum of learning all the 26 words in alphabetical order!
  • After a long struggle, Kiyoshi completed a whole lesson of learning all the 26 words in alphabetical order! (in textbooks, organization goes: units-->chapters-->lessons. 'Curriculum' is normally a much broader term.)
units-->chapters-->lessons
  • Then here goes, the first entry in Dec!
  • Then here it goes, my the first entry in (or: of Dec) Dec!
Then here goes → here it goes
  • With less than a month to go before welcoming the New Year, I firmly made it in my mind to spend carefully the month left.
  • With less than a month to go before welcoming the New Year, I firmly made up my mind to spend the rest of the month carefully.
made it in my mind → made up my mind
  • I got stunned when I found him started spelling the words perfectly which have ended up in failure yesterday.
  • I got stunned when I found him he started perfectly spelling the words that he messed up yesterday. which have ended up in failure yesterday.
messed up yesterday

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Dec 1, 2011 12:19 Public How come?
Glen
  • Today's weather is freezing even more than previous day T_T
  • Today's weather is freezing even more so than yesterday T_T
even more so than
にんき
  • The Philippines are said as the number-one nation in the world to most fluently speak English as a second language.
  • The Philippines is said to be the number-one nation in the world in terms of speaking English fluently as a second language.
in terms of speaking English
にんき
  • Let's move on to my son's English matters as following the previous journal entries.
  • Let's move on to my son's English matters, continuing from the previous journal entries.
continuing from
にんき
  • Anyway, I appeared to successfully finished my job to let my parent have a nice time during the stay in my home for 3 days.
  • Anyway, it seems like I finished my job so as to let my parents have a nice/great time during their stay in my home for 3 days.
so as to
Airth
  • Here, every this moment, it is so precious for me to have a couple of canned beers to refresh myself after I get back home from work.
  • Here, at this very moment, there is nothing so good for me as to have a couple of canned beers to refresh myself after getting back home from work. << "After I get back" means every day, but you said "this moment" so you have to use "after getting".
"After I get back" means every day, but you said "this moment" so you have to use "after getting".

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Oct 8, 2011 00:48 Public I'm home!
Airth
  • "there's no denying that all are just under love."
  • "there's no denying that all are just under love." << This is a difficult sentence. You wrote 全て, but does it mean everything in the world, everything in our lives, or all people? My feeling is this should be, "There's no denying that everything is governed by love."
"there's no denying that all are just under love." << This is a difficult sentence. You wrote 全て, but does it mean everything in the world, everything in our lives, or all people? My feeling is this should be, "There's no denying that everything is governed by love."

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