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Although as they say “Stupid person never catches a cold” (「バカは風邪引かない」というけれど) #1260

I thought I would never catch a cold, but I’ve caught a cold even though people say like this entry’s title. There was a big event at ...
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Jul 28, 2014 22:02 EO fact
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What do these “quite” mean? (これらの「quite」の意味は何ですか?)#1259

When I read books which I introduced in my previous entries, I leaned that the word “quite” sometimes cause misunderstandings. So, could ...
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Jul 17, 2014 23:10 EO book(s) grammar
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The meaning of the word “willing” in my dictionary (「willing」という語の意味を辞書で調べてみました) #1258

When I read some of the proof-readers’ comments on my previous entry I became a bit confused. So I checked my English-English dictionary ...
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Jul 16, 2014 23:44 EO fact
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For English Learners: According to the book I read, “be willing to do” doesn’t mean “喜んで…する”! (英語を勉強している皆さんへ:「be willing to do」は「喜んで…する」という意味ではないそうですよ!) #1257 With native lang

When I read the book I introduced in my previous entry ( http://lang-8.com/57175/journals/12583759299954316083346978366773222028 ), there...
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Jul 15, 2014 21:30 EJ book(s) grammar
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Extensive Reading (多読) #1256 With native lang

Have you ever heard of or tried “extensive reading”? Although I wanted to try it after taking the next TOEIC, I just tried to read 11 ...
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Jul 14, 2014 22:44 EJ book(s) fact reading
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Strange English Grammar of Japanese People (ここがおかしい日本人の英文法) #1255 With native lang

I’ve just finished reading the books entitled “Strange English Grammar of Japanese People III”. Some of the contents were very inform...
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Jul 13, 2014 05:35 EJ fact plan feeling
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It was hard for me to live (生きるのが苦しかった) #1254 With native lang

I tried to translate one of Tomihiro Hoshino’s poems, who used to be a PE teacher, had a spinal cord injury during his PE class, and had ...
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Jul 12, 2014 01:29 EJ fact feeling poem