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Email

Thank you for your email and interest on our paper recently published in the xxx. We appreciate your comments on our paper and reference...
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May 30, 2018 15:55
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Opposite

I arrived in New Orleans yesterday. I watched the women's World Cup soccer game in a restaurant. Japan's team beat the U.S.A. Con...
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Jul 19, 2011 02:15
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Do You Have Anything?

Do you know the meaning of 持っている? It is a popular Japanese saying now. One meaning is, of course, "possess." Like "Do you...
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Jul 7, 2011 17:56
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As Soon As Possible, 2

Janice,   Thank you very much for your kind response. I am glad that you seem OK and are well prepared to Good Samaritan hospital’s a...
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May 3, 2011 12:52
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One is Not Big.

Lately we have lots of noise in my city. That’s because of the upcoming election of members for the city council. In Japan, we have a...
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Apr 12, 2011 07:53
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One is Big.

Lately a certain kind of TV commercials is being broadcast repeatedly. In the commercials, a lot of celebrities give us the message, “If ...
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Apr 10, 2011 20:50
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Still Cold

Today I seem to have a cold. I have a runny nose and feel tired. I have a pain in my eyes somehow. I haven’t caught a cold for about ten ...
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Apr 10, 2011 13:48
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Face Look

In Japan, Facebook isn’t so popular, but I know it has spread out all over the world and had a big influence on things like protests. ...
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Apr 6, 2011 16:53
banira

April fool’s day Part.2

Yesterday was April fool’s day. I read that some search engine sites provided us with some great jokes yesterday. For example, Google gav...
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Apr 2, 2011 17:27
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“From now on” and “From here on out”

What is the difference between “from now on” and “from here on out”? In my profile, I say “Let's do our best from here on out.” I ...
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Mar 30, 2011 16:41
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Complain

Lately, some TV commercials are being repeated because of the earthquake. Almost all Japanese companies are refraining from broadcasting ...
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Mar 29, 2011 23:49
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いらっとくる らしい  (・`Д´・)

Today I watched a TV program. Ranking the irritation that husbands feel when something is said by their wives: 夫がいらっとくることランキング 1...
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Mar 27, 2011 21:34
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雑学

In Japanese, we have a word called “雑学.” (Do you have any words like this in English?) Im guessing that they are not taught in schools, b...
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Mar 26, 2011 13:28
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Up To Date

After we experienced a big earthquake, we found good points and bad ones. The good point is that TV programs all over the world have been...
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Mar 24, 2011 18:40
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Spirit

http://ameblo.jp/mizutani-jun-blog/archive3-201103.html#main I’m a huge fan of his. He is a pro table tennis player and has won the ...
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Mar 23, 2011 17:53
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What I learned about earthquakes in order to survive

The earthquake that struck in Japan this time was really big and the number of people who suffered from it was almost three times as that...
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Mar 21, 2011 16:15
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Fairness

Ever since I was little, I wanted things to be fair. I wanted my teacher to be fair to everybody in my class and my parents to treat my s...
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Mar 20, 2011 20:42
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Kind of panic

Last night, another big earthquake happened in Japan in the Shizuoka prefecture. An nuclear power plant in the Fukushima prefecture caugh...
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Mar 16, 2011 20:47
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Everything is stopping

Thank you for praying for our safety, my friends. I feel very sorry for people in the area where the earthquake struck. In Japan, ever...
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Mar 15, 2011 23:07
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The next problem

As you know, there was an earthquake in Japan and more than 3000 people have been killed or are missing. Now another problem has arri...
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Mar 14, 2011 00:48