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question about the word " eliminate"

This is my comment I wrote on the blog which I've been following answering about the word 'ふつう’ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I agree with ...
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Jul 31, 2009 16:19
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Encountering a book

How do you find a book which you want to read, or what attracts you? On the web? At the bookstore? From an article or from your friend? ...
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Jul 31, 2009 12:18
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Japanese irritating phrases

Yesterday I wrote about irritating English phrases. Thanks to Lang-8 friends, I could understand why those ones were irritating. Then, ...
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Jul 29, 2009 11:20
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irritating phrases from a book "Damp Squid" by Jeremy Butterfield

Recently my friend let me know some interesting phrases relating English. "Oxford complies list of top ten irritating" Lis...
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Jul 28, 2009 14:25
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West Side Story

George Chakaris in the musica movie was shining in my youth. When I watched this musical movie for the first time about thirty years ago...
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Jul 28, 2009 12:28
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a short trip

I'm back from a short trip '四国巡礼の旅’; it's a kind of a pilgrimage, but different from the original one. I'm going to visit...
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Jul 26, 2009 08:48
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Do you have a strange"fetish"?

What image do you have when you hear a word"fetish"? Do you have a strange "fetish" that you can share with others? ...
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Jul 22, 2009 09:14
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Do you like getting stationery?

Do you like getting stationery(or stationaries?) Stationary is one of the things love. My favorite stationery are clear files, greeting ...
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Jul 21, 2009 12:38
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Again question about the former journal entry.

Yesterday's journal, I asked about the difference of the nuance of the two sentences, and Lang-8 friend answered my question. I got i...
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Jul 19, 2009 16:00
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Question about tense.

In the former journal entry, I wrote the following sentence; They (The police) checked if the driver was drunk or not, I was not drinking...
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Jul 18, 2009 10:16
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Do the benefits of genetically modified crops out weight the dangers?

I'm talking with my self-study group members about the topic above tomorrow, so I tried writing my journal. I am required to use&quo...
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Jul 17, 2009 21:56
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Question about the differences between bump and crash

I talked about the car accident with my friend, and I'm wondering if what is the proper expression for " 車にぶつかる”. I tried writi...
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Jul 16, 2009 16:42
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Why don't you have a glass of cool drink?

What kind of beveridges do you want to have in hot, humid summer? A glass of beer? Coke? Juice? Or just water? Yes, iced beveridges mak...
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Jul 15, 2009 17:19
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Summer has come!

These couple of days cicadas have started buzzing from early in the morning,around 5 o'clock. I even saw cicada's shell in my ga...
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Jul 15, 2009 08:25
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Have you ever been caught by police?

The other day, one of my friends complained about the traffic rules in Japan. She was stopped by police for failing to stop completely at...
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Jul 14, 2009 10:45
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Do you like watching a Musical?

I watched a TV program "Tony Awards Ceremony 2009" the other day. In Japan, this program is aired one month later after it was...
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Jul 13, 2009 08:36
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A quick question about"~に参加する”

When you say"~所属する”、there are various ways to express depending on how long you have been joining, I think. Would you tell me the d...
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Jul 12, 2009 10:01
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New word

I came across a new word"lurk" or "lurker" in the blog. The sentence were as follows: * I'm going to act like a...
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Jul 9, 2009 09:26
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"laugh with you"

The other day I had a chance to notice( or know? Here does 'notice' make sense?) a wonderful words ,yet which is difficult to say...
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Jul 7, 2009 23:06
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Is it a lively discussion?

Recently I heard a very lively discussion in the blog which I have been joining these couple of years; I dare to say" I heard",...
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Jul 5, 2009 16:59