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"Put me anywhere on God's green earth, I'll triple my worth." With native lang

My son came home yesterday. He and I have been talking a lot. During the conversation this evening, he told me a saying, "Put me any...
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Oct 15, 2019 21:48
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British Fair 2019 With native lang

A British Fair is being held at Hankyu Umeda Main Store from October 9 to 15. The theme is "Lovely London!" Like British...
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Oct 13, 2019 22:35
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Katakana English Challenge!

How many confusing Katakana words can you say in English quickly? How about ミーティング, ジレンマ, コンテンツ, and キャリア? I watched one of the H...
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Oct 12, 2019 19:02
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Before the Typhoon With native lang

As you may already know, a powerful typhoon “Hagibis” is inching toward Japan. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, it will b...
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Oct 11, 2019 20:48
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Shopping Is Always Fun! With native lang

Shopping must be one of the world's most popular hobbies. I like it. Last Saturday, Hankyu department Takatsuki store newly l...
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Oct 7, 2019 21:46
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"Write Natural English" With native lang

I seriously want to improve my writing skills. Even though I’ve been saying this for years, it's still passable. Yesterday I ...
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Oct 5, 2019 21:06
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"Eats, Shoots and Leaves"

Have you heard of a book called "Eats, Shoots and Leaves"? One of my good Lang-8 friends sent me a message and told me about...
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Oct 3, 2019 20:19
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Dresses Descended from the Heaven! 天からドレスが舞い降りてきた! With native lang

Have you ever heard of Issey Miyake? He is a famous Japanese fashion designer. The Japanese brand "Issey Miyake" has alr...
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Oct 2, 2019 21:08
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Awesome Adroit Adorable Beluga! 驚くべき賢く可愛いベルーガ!

I came across an interesting news article today. 今日、興味深いニュース記事を見つけました。 https://www.excite.co.jp/news/article/Labaq_51912743/ I'd...
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Oct 1, 2019 18:24
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A Tour of My Son's New Apartment With native lang

My son went for a drink with two of his high school friends and slept over at my house last night. Today he and I went to see his new...
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Sep 30, 2019 21:57
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You Can Do Anything if You Put Your Mind to It! やる気になれば何でもできるよ! With native lang

My son got a new job! He is currently living in Siga prefecture alone and is working for an American company.  He will leave the co...
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Sep 28, 2019 21:38
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Thingamajig With native lang

Have you ever heard of the word "thingamajig"? I hadn't until I saw it today. It looks like a famous magical word, &q...
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Sep 24, 2019 22:19
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Which Color? With native lang

If you could build your own house, which exterior color would you pick? ^^ 1. Blue 2. White 3. Brown 4. Purple 5. Gray 6. ...
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Sep 23, 2019 20:55
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Genelation Gap ジェネレーションギャップ

Recently, I feel that there is a generation gap between my daughter and me. 私は最近、娘と私の間にジェネレーションギャップを感じています。 The other day, my daughte...
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Sep 22, 2019 21:33
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Let's Root For "Guts & Go" for M-1 Grand Prix! M-1グランプリに向けて「ガッツ&ゴー」を応援しましょう!

One of my Canadian Lang-8 Friends has become a comedian in Japan since last year. 昨年から、Lang-8 のカナダ人の友達が日本で漫才師になりました。 He made one of ...
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Sep 21, 2019 21:40
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Fainted Dog and #TakeYourDogtoWorkDay

Are you a dog lover or a cat lover? あなたは愛犬家ですか。それとも愛猫家ですか。 Unfortunately, I've never had either one. あいにく私は今までどちらも飼ったことがありません。 ...
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Sep 20, 2019 21:31
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Take It Easy! あせらない! のんびり行こう!

This afternoon my pc didn't boot up, and I was flustered. 今日の午後、パソコンが起動しなくて、焦りました。 Before I went out for my volunteer work this m...
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Sep 19, 2019 21:22
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A Wrong Text Message Called An Angel!

If you received the wrong email below, what would you do? 以下の間違いメールを受け取ったとしたら、あなたはどうしますか? "Hey brother Jakeman, this is sister F...
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Sep 18, 2019 20:43
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Never Had I Heard Such an Incident

I read a CNN news article today. 今日、CNNのニュース記事を読みました。 https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/09/15/us/california-woman-swallows-wedding-ring-...
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Sep 17, 2019 21:37
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A Simple Expression Always Puts Me in a Pickle

When someone gives me a new expression, I always want to know the meaning well and use it myself. 誰かが新しい表現をしてくれた時、いつもその意味をよく知りたいし、自分でも使...
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Sep 16, 2019 16:12 Grammar phrases