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Sentences that End in ちゃった -5 With native lang

Sentences that End in ちゃった -5 あーあ、やっちゃった。 Oh, no! I made a big mistake. やっちゃった is the euphonic change of やってしまった. Literally, やっちゃった...
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Jun 30, 2015 21:14
Meadowlake

Sentences that End in ちゃった -4

Sentences that End in ちゃった -4 昨日、ひろしがころんで怪我をしちゃったんだって。 I heard that Hiroshi fell down and injured himself yesterday. The speaker ju...
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Jun 29, 2015 23:02
Meadowlake

Sentences that End in ちゃった -3 With native lang

Sentences that End in ちゃった -3 I wrote that one of the most typical implications using the phrase ちゃった is that some regrettable inciden...
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Jun 28, 2015 16:47
Meadowlake

Sentences that End in ちゃった -2 With native lang

Sentences that End in ちゃった -2 坂道で転んじゃった。 I fell down on the slope. 大好きなおばあちゃんが死んじゃった。 My dear grandmother died. 800メートルも泳いじゃった。 I sw...
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Jun 27, 2015 19:57
Meadowlake

Two Types of Apposition Expressions (Corrected) With native lang

Two Types of Apposition Expressions (Corrected) I found that I could not agree with what I wrote, so I corrected the previous post. ...
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Jun 27, 2015 17:29
Meadowlake

Sentences that End in ちゃった -1 With native lang

Sentences that End in ちゃった -1 まだ宿題やっているの。僕はもう終わらせちゃったよ。 Are you still working on your homework? I already have finished it. The phr...
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Jun 27, 2015 12:07
Meadowlake

The Passive Voice of Intransitive Verbs (Version -2)

The Passive Voice of Intransitive Verbs (Version -2) 私は、15歳の時に父に死なれた。 When I was 15 years old, my father died (and I was at a loss). ...
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Jun 23, 2015 23:06
Meadowlake

The Passive Voice of Intransitive Verbs

The Passive Voice of Intransitive Verbs 私は、15歳の時に父に死なれた。 When I was 15 years old, my father died (and I was at a loss). そんなに毎晩遅く帰ってると...
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Jun 23, 2015 21:56
Meadowlake

Less than Nothing With native lang

Less than Nothing 3日で会社をやめるなんて、たけしは忍耐力がなさすぎる。 Takeshi lacks perseverance to have quit his company in three days. Literally, なさすぎる i...
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Jun 22, 2015 21:41
Meadowlake

Two Types of Apposition Expressions

Two Types of Apposition Expressions 「昨日はだれと出かけたの」という質問では、主語である二人称代名詞が省略されている。 The subject “you” is omitted from the question “Who did ...
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Jun 21, 2015 09:37
Meadowlake

Japanese Predicates (Version -4)

Japanese Predicates (Version -4) (A) 犬は動物だ。 Dogs are animals. (B) ひろ子はやさしい。 Hiroko is kind. (C) さやかはよく怒る。 Sayaka often gets angry. ...
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Jun 20, 2015 13:40
Meadowlake

Japanese Predicates (Version -3)

Japanese Predicates (Version -3) (A) 犬は動物だ。 Dogs are animals. (B) ひろ子はやさしい。 Hiroko is kind. (C) さやかはよく怒る。 Sayaka often gets angry. ...
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Jun 20, 2015 10:39
Meadowlake

What do you think of my wife’s cartoons?

What do you think of my wife’s cartoons? When I was off for Golden Week, a streak of national holidays in May, I thought that visual i...
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Jun 20, 2015 09:52
Meadowlake

Questions that End in んですか -9 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -9 なぜあなたはそんなに素敵なの? Why do you look so good? Men won’t say this. It makes the speaker sound feminine. Thi...
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Jun 20, 2015 07:26
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Questions that End in んですか -8 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -8 (A-1) ひろしは中学生ですか? Is Hiroshi a junior high school student? (B-1) ひろしは中学生なのですか? Is Hiroshi a junior high...
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Jun 19, 2015 22:31
Meadowlake

Questions that End in んですか -7 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -7 The question word なぜ requires んですか without exception. However, with the other question words, you can ma...
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Jun 18, 2015 23:01
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Questions that End in んですか -6 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -6 あなたはその本を渋谷で買ったんですか? Did you buy the book in Shibuya? The speaker knows that the listener has bought t...
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Jun 17, 2015 22:00
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Questions that End in んですか -5 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -5 There are three types of questions that require んですか at the end. The first type are those that imply the...
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Jun 16, 2015 22:37
Meadowlake

Questions that End in んですか -4

Questions that End in んですか -4 あなたは「日本百年」というタイトルの本を買ったそうですね。あなたはその本を渋谷で買ったんですか? I heard you have bought a book titled “Le Japon a cent ...
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Jun 14, 2015 22:22
Meadowlake

Questions that End in んですか -3 With native lang

Questions that End in んですか -3 (A) あなたは男なんですか? Are you a man? (B) あなたはその本を渋谷で買ったんですか? Did you buy the book at Shibuya? Question (A)...
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Jun 14, 2015 19:37