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Japanese interjections and colloquial expressions 日本語の感嘆詞と口語表現

Today I'm going to write some interjections and colloquial expressions that we use in daily conversation or email or chat. Let's begin! (あいうえお順です。In the aiueo order.) あぁ = Ah あの... = Well... いや、= A way to say "no," and "well,...
ktmx1990
  • My mom told us what to do, and fortunately, he came to before the ambulance came.
  • (Another way to word this sentence would be)My mom told us what to do, and fortunately, my grandfather regain counsciousness before the ambulance arrived.
regain consciousness

expression vocabulary

Aug 4, 2011 12:19 Public BBQ!
jackg
  • We ate at my grandparents' place, where my dad had planted a new lawn.
  • We ate at my grandparents' place, where my dad had (laid/planted) a new lawn. ("planted" is okay, but with lawns, one often says "lay a lawn")
lay a lawn

expression

Aug 4, 2011 00:38 Public BBQ!
jackg
  • We all couldn't.
  • We all couldn't. (OR: None of us could.)
None of us could

expression

Aug 4, 2011 00:25 Public BBQ!
student113
  • Look at these huge, fat China and India!
  • Look at these how huge and fat China and India are!
Look at how ~

expression

Jul 19, 2011 16:32 Public Interesting world map
student113
  • I found an interesting website.
  • I found an interesting website. ("I found an interesting website, and I'd like to share it with you." No, I don't think your sentences are fundamentally wrong, and I wasn't going to correct them at first, but my English teachers always warned me about "choppy sentences" so I might as well pass that on to you, lol.)
Don't make choppy sentences lol

writing

Jul 19, 2011 16:31 Public Interesting world map
クロマ
  • Did the person who made this think it as a European country or something?
  • Did the person who made this think of it as a European country or something?
think of it

preposition

Jul 19, 2011 16:27 Public Interesting world map
クロマ
  • Oh wait, why isn't Japan green like other East Asian countries?
  • Oh wait, why isn't Japan green like the other East Asian countries?
the other

article

Jul 19, 2011 16:26 Public Interesting world map
student113
  • The sad thing about this website, however, is that most statistics are old like 2002.
  • The sad thing about this website, however, is that most statistics are old, like based on 2002 data.

expression

Jul 19, 2011 16:23 Public Interesting world map
  • But I don't make that kind of mistakes when I type.
  • But I don't make that kind of mistakes when I type. ("But I don't make those kinds of mistakes when I type.")

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