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Unfair! (おかしいんじゃない?) With native lang

When I was an elementary school student, I had a friend who had a twin brother. (小学生の頃、双子の兄を持つ友達がいました) She was very gentle and never ...
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May 21, 2018 22:18 memories friend
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Was that its allotted span of life? (寿命だったの?) With native lang

Last week, my hair dryer suddenly stopped working. (先週、私のヘアドライヤーが突然動かなくなりました) I turned it on and there was no reaction at all. (スイッチ...
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May 14, 2018 17:47 experience
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The key is my vocabulary (語彙不足が問題だった) With native lang

I’ve started listening to an audio book. (あるオーディオブックを聴き始めました。 Unfortunately I can’t follow the whole story by just listening even tho...
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May 7, 2018 22:13 English book
neginohana

Disappointing gift (残念な贈りもの) With native lang

The other day, my sister sent me a package. (先日、妹から小包が届きました) In the box, there were a lot of different fruits, all of which were drie...
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Apr 30, 2018 23:51 experience
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Did he see the scene?  (見られた?) With native lang

Yesterday, I went to a shopping mall by car. (昨日、車でショッピングモールに行きました) It was crowded and the parking lot was almost occupied. (混んでいたので...
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Apr 23, 2018 20:44 experience
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Smoke  (タバコの煙) With native lang

I have never smoked and will not. (私はタバコを吸ったことがありませんし、これからも吸いません) I hate the smell of tobacco. (タバコの臭いが苦手なんです) Today, I went to a...
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Apr 16, 2018 18:37 experience
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Enough! (いい加減にして) With native lang

Almost every website has some advertisement. (ほぼ全てのウェブサイトには広告がついています) Maybe I should accept them because they made me read those arti...
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Apr 9, 2018 18:18 opinion
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Barking Dog (吠える犬) With native lang

There is a dog in my neighborhood. (うちの近所に一匹の犬がいます) It’s a middle-sized black dog and always sits in the front yard with a leash. (中...
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Apr 4, 2018 16:22 experience dog
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Does this sample make sense? (こんなサンプル意味ある?) With native lang

Today, I saw an article that recommends an English book. (今日、私はある英語の本を紹介している記事を見ました) That made me interested in the book. (私はそれを読んで、...
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Mar 26, 2018 16:53 book
neginohana

You can lose weight easily (簡単に痩せられる) With native lang

We see a lot of advertisement and TV commercial of products that allegedly help you lose weight. (痩せるためのいろんな商品の宣伝やテレビコマーシャルをよく目にしますよね) ...
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Mar 19, 2018 22:46
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To be able to live longer (寿命が延びる) With native lang

A few days ago, I visited Kinomiya Shrine in Shizuoka prefecture. (数日前、静岡県の来宮神社を訪れました) It’s famous for having a big camphor tree. (そ...
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Mar 15, 2018 15:00 trip
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That’s unfair! (そんなのひどい!) With native lang

The other day, I read a book.  (先日、一冊の本を読みました) It was a kind of Sci-Fi novel and very interesting. (それはSF小説の一種で、とてもおもしろかったです) One...
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Mar 5, 2018 10:10 book
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Making a Baby (赤ちゃんを作る) With native lang

A certain hospital in my city is famous for fertility treatments. (私の市には不妊治療で有名な病院があります) One of my acquaintances managed to become a ...
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Feb 26, 2018 18:19 baby
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To be a best-selling author (ベストセラー作家になると) With native lang

I used to be a big fan of this novelist. (私はある小説家の大ファンでした) Most of his works are mystery stories. (彼の作品のほとんどはミステリーです) Of course i...
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Feb 19, 2018 14:51 book
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Spaghetti in my dreams (夢の中のスパゲッティ) With native lang

I was carrying a plate of spaghetti at a party. (パーティで、私はスパゲッティを皿によそって運んでいました) I was looking forward to eating it but…. (食べるのを楽しみにして...
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Feb 12, 2018 10:31 dream
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What do you do with books you no longer want? (不要になった本をどうしますか?) With native lang

Some books I bought and read, which I don’t think I may have a chance to read them again. (私が買って読んだ本の中には、もう二度と読まないだろうなと思う本もあります) It’s...
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Feb 5, 2018 21:39 book
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Happy Couple? (幸せな夫婦) With native lang

I went on a trip over the weekend. (週末、旅行してきました) When I was having dinner at the hotel restaurant, I overheard the conversation from ...
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Jan 29, 2018 23:28 trip couple
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Snow  (雪) With native lang

It’s starting to snow as the weather forecast kept warning. (天気予報で注意を呼びかけ続けていた通り、雪が降り始めました) It’s going to be a heavy snow. (大雪になりそうで...
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Jan 22, 2018 21:17 weather winter
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Different People Feel differently (感じ方は人それぞれ) With native lang

A few months ago, one of my friends told me her favorite book. (数ヶ月前、一人の友だちがお気に入りの本の事を話してくれました) I got interested in it so I wrote the...
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Jan 15, 2018 21:48 experience book friend
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I was surprised (びっくりした) With native lang

I went on a trip with a friend of mine over the weekend. (週末に友達と旅行に行きました) We spent all day together. (一日中一緒に過ごしました) When we finis...
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Jan 10, 2018 17:03 experience trip