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Why Are You Interested in Me? 優秀すぎるスパイ With native lang

I call a friend of mine, "CIA". I think she has enormous information of our neighbors in her brain such as the family members,...
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Feb 21, 2020 09:48
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Asian Guys Win いちばん進歩したもの With native lang

In the past decade, Asian boys look better than ever. They're getting taller and taller and they have good smooth fair skin. Their ...
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Feb 14, 2020 09:31
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Follow My Family Rule 家族に心配かけられない With native lang

Sorry to hear, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter accident. My mother used to say to me, "Don't take a sightseeing tour in a he...
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Feb 7, 2020 08:06
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How Cruel language English Is! 怖いわ~ With native lang

How cruel language English is! There are "break a leg" and "shot gun wedding". My American friend asked me, "N...
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Jan 31, 2020 09:12
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Nobody Wants to Go With Me 趣味が合わない With native lang

We're tennis buddies but our tastes are completely different. For example, Me: Go to Johnnys' concert A: Watch sumo torn...
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Jan 30, 2020 10:25
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Don't Pretend to Know More Than You Do  知ったかぶりをするとはまる With native lang

I'm embarrassed to say, but I've never seen "Star Wars". Is anyone here the same as me? To be honest, I had thought &...
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Jan 28, 2020 09:58
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That's Why You Can't Speak English 完璧主義の日本人 With native lang

My family invited my American friends to our condo in May. My Japanese friend Nami is learning English, so I also invited her to have a ...
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Jan 21, 2020 10:37
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Can I Change My Name? 適当につけられた名前 With native lang

Until Showa era, it's not unusual that Japanese people had names for their children based on their birth order. Names for the first ...
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Jan 14, 2020 16:34
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She Doesn't Look Like Her Beautiful Mom みにくいアヒルの子 With native lang

My mother had been hospitalized at T hospital for the past three months. The nurses, caregivers and therapists called her, "Ms.beau...
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Dec 12, 2019 17:08
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No Sightseeing Expensive Tour in Italy? 生きがい With native lang

My cousin is a big fan of Japanese figure skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu. He's two-time Olympic champion and he has a lot of middle and o...
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Dec 6, 2019 09:23
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Why Are You Telling Lies? 虚言癖 With native lang

My aunt's ex-husband was the biggest liar I've ever met. His daughter (my cousin) told me that he habitually told lies without a...
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Nov 21, 2019 18:45
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How to Remove Water from the Ear (もしかしてみんな知っている?) With native lang

While I was taking a shower at a hotel at night, some water got trapped in my right ear. I tilted my head down and pulled on my earlobe....
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Nov 4, 2019 16:28
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View of Life and Death やっぱり別れはやって来た With native lang

My mother has been unable to take any food by mouth since May. She has been taking nutrients by a central venous nutrition. I've be...
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Oct 19, 2019 08:22
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What's a Cauliflower Ear? まちがいなく格闘技 With native lang

There are so many rugby bandwagon fans and glory-supporters around in Japan. You may have noticed a change of the shape of some rugby pl...
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Oct 3, 2019 17:11
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Bye Bye Economy Class Syndrome 一度やったらやめられない With native lang

My friend and her husband experienced their first business class flight with Singapore Airlines, flying from Narita to Singapore. They d...
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Sep 23, 2019 10:23
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What's Behind The Words? 言いたいことがわからない With native lang

My friend was going to pop into a nearby bar for a drink in Tokyo, then she saw the sign on the door. The sign saying, "A perso...
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Sep 8, 2019 09:42
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Welcome to The World of Short People 10センチ増しは当たり前 With native lang

My Australian friend went to a J-pop men's group concert last month. This was all standing seats: people stand all over the place. ...
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Sep 5, 2019 10:21
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How Many Times Have You Watched The Same Movie? オタクに負けた With native lang

I've got a new friend when I went to see the movie with the stage greetings, "ザ・ファブル” We're both in love with the same acto...
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Aug 23, 2019 10:21
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Just Cash Doesn't Look Sophisticated (お金は包むもの) With native lang

When I took part in an Indonesian food party, the receptionist collected a participation fee. I put the exact amount money in a transpar...
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Aug 20, 2019 13:39
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A Big Mistake Of My Goofy Friend  しっかりしてくれ With native lang

I'm worried about my goofy friend. We're tennis buddies. She had mistook somebody else's tennis racket for her many times. ...
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Jul 27, 2019 11:52