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Can You Make Yourself Understood in English if You Master Only "Give" and "Get" Expressions? With native lang

When I was in collage, I bought a book titled "Give Get 辞典 (jiten)" whose subtitle was "A Dictionary of "Give" a...
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Feb 28, 2014 00:22
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He Doesn't Have a Grain of Sense With native lang

A former Prime Minister Mori, who is a president of an organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympics and the Paralympics said improper words...
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Feb 24, 2014 10:46
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An Accomplishment Worth More Than a Medal! With native lang

Yesterday, I was sad to hear the news of a Japanese figure skater, Mao Asada. She didn't do well. She made mistakes when she fell on ...
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Feb 21, 2014 23:41
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Raking the Snow off the Road With native lang

We had a lot of snow on Friday, and the following day the snow lay twenty centimeters deep in Yokohama. This was the second time to ...
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Feb 17, 2014 23:59
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At a Rough Estimate With native lang

A couple of times a week, I bake a loaf of bread using a bread maker. Thanks to this machine, my family and I can eat various breads made...
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Feb 14, 2014 21:23
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Whether People Get Married or Not is Their Life-Style Choice, But.... With native lang

Here's the recent Japanese paper's headline; "Japanese Men's Lifetime Non-Marriage Rate Will be approximately 30%, and t...
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Feb 10, 2014 20:53
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Why Do Japanese Women Like Brand-Name Goods? With native lang

When my mother-in-law was still alive, she gave me her Louis Vuitton wallet that she had bought for herself. Actually, I'm not a big ...
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Feb 6, 2014 12:29
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Repaying a Person's Kindness With native lang

Last week, my daughter gave me some presents during her birthday party at home. You may ask, "WHAT? Is that a Japanese custom to do ...
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Feb 3, 2014 16:22