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Negative Reviews(否定的なクチコミ) With native lang

I’m planning a trip. (私は旅行を計画しています) It’s not easy for me to find a good hotel to stay. (どのホテルに泊まるか決めるのは容易ではありません) I can use the i...
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May 22, 2017 14:07 experience trip
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A Black Line on the Screen (画面の黒い線) With native lang

A few days ago, a black line suddenly appeared on my computer screen. (数日前、パソコンの画面に突然黒い線が現れました) This laptop is seven and half years o...
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May 15, 2017 22:00 computer
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To give up or not to give up (やめるべきか否か) With native lang

I like reading for pleasure. (私は読書が好きです) Once I start reading a book, I usually finish it unless its first ten pages or so bores me. ...
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May 8, 2017 14:10 book experience
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A Weak Point (弱点) With native lang

The other day, I went on a trip. (先日、旅行に行きました) I wondered if I should bring some books or just a device with electronic books to read...
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May 3, 2017 22:18 experience book
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A restaurant that is going down (落ち目のレストラン) With native lang

I planned to have lunch with a friend of mine. (友達とランチをしようと計画しました) I booked a table for two at an Italian restaurant, where I had had...
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Apr 24, 2017 22:05 experience surprise
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My Old Friend  (昔の友だち) With native lang

She is a Canadian living in Montreal. (彼女はモントリオールに住むカナダ人です) We got to know each other through our junior high teachers and we exchang...
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Apr 19, 2017 15:05 experience friend
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No use to claim that this food is from our country. (この食べ物は私の国のものだ、と主張するのは意味がない) With native lang

This entry is the last part of the series of Food Origins. (これは「食べ物の起源」シリーズの最後になります) # Which country is sushi from?  (寿司はどこの国から来た?) ht...
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Apr 10, 2017 08:55 culture food sushi ramen
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Where are French fries originally from? (フライドポテトの起源は?) With native lang

This is a continuation of the last week’s entry.(これは先週の日記の続きです) http://lang-8.com/43673/journals/267398682370385632739247396942175439820...
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Apr 3, 2017 10:15 food culture article
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Which country is sushi from?  (寿司はどこの国から来た?) With native lang

The other day, I read an article on the internet. (先日、私はインターネットである記事を読みました) It was like this: (それはこのようなものでした) A magazine publishe...
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Mar 27, 2017 20:30 article food sushi culture
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Pillow Fight (枕投げ) With native lang

At night on school trips, students often enjoy pillow fight in their hotel rooms. (修学旅行の夜には、生徒たちは宿の部屋でよく枕投げをします) When I was young, ...
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Mar 20, 2017 17:15 experience school memories
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How come she didn’t invite her closest colleagues? (一番近い同僚を招待しない?) With native lang

A friend of mine, F-san told me a surprising story. (友達のFさんからびっくりする話を聞きました) One of her colleagues, W-san got married last month. (彼女...
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Mar 13, 2017 15:38 experience marriage
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Chewing your food thirty times (30回噛んで) With native lang

We need to chew what we eat in order to swallow them and that also affects digestion and absorption of nutrients. (私たちは食べ物を飲み込むために噛みます...
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Mar 6, 2017 19:57 health
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Getting to Know the Difference (違いがわかるようになる) With native lang

I like coffee. (私はコーヒーが好きです) I used to drink instant coffee often. (以前はよくインスタントコーヒーを飲んでいました) I didn’t have any complaint about th...
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Feb 27, 2017 16:04 experience coffee
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Do you pay attention to the meaning of lyrics? (歌詞の意味って気にする?) With native lang

When I listen to English songs, I rarely think about the meaning of their lyrics. (私は英語の歌を聴く時、歌詞の意味はほとんど考えません) Usually, I just enjoy ...
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Feb 20, 2017 23:29 experience song
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Do Crows Eat Cats? (カラスは猫を食べる?) With native lang

Cats are native hunters. (猫は元々狩りをする動物です) I believe cats eat birds. (猫は鳥を食べると思います) What about crows? (カラスはどうでしょう?) Yesterday ...
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Feb 13, 2017 22:12 experience crow cat
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The worst month of the year (一番嫌な月)

I hate this month: February. (私は一番嫌いです、2月が) It is the coldest month of the year. (一年で一番寒い月です) It doesn’t snow so often but even w...
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Feb 6, 2017 14:22 spring winter
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Fork and F**k (これらの発音が・・・) With native lang

A few days ago, I was really shocked when one of my American friends pointed out something about English pronunciation. (先日、アメリカ人の友人に英語の...
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Feb 1, 2017 11:38 language English pronunciation
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A Just-In-Case Book in My Car (車に一冊の念のための本) With native lang

I always keep a book in my car. (私はいつも車に一冊の本を入れっぱなしにしています) I read it when I unexpectedly have to kill time. (思いがけず時間が空いてしまった時に、それを...
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Jan 23, 2017 16:27 book
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Practice rather than studying  (学ぶより慣れろ With native lang

I have been studying English for many years. (私は長年英語を勉強し続けています) However, I can hardly understand American movies without subtitles. ...
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Jan 16, 2017 15:30 question language friend
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I’d like to correct their entries but … (お返しをしたいのだけど…) With native lang

I’ve been almost eight years since I started to use Lang-8. (私がLang-8を使うようになって、約8年になります) I made a lot of friends on this site and hel...
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Jan 9, 2017 14:39 question friend language