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I Have a Question About English Grammar 質問です With native lang

I don't know when I can use the word "by" in a situation when I talk about ways and means. If you could give me a few ex...
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May 24, 2015 11:04
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Close In, Otaku! オタクたち集まって~ With native lang

I had enough time to correct several journal entries written in Japanese this morning; however, I could only find one of my friends who w...
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May 21, 2015 23:01
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A Feeling I Had This Morning  今朝の気分 With native lang

A feeling could change 180 degrees by unexpected coincidence. The things could be some people I bump into or just a word I happen to...
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May 14, 2015 10:13
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I Can Feel a Linguistic Hint 言葉から伝わってくることがある With native lang

I feel that words are scary. Although we have been enjoying conversations with words every day, words could cause problems and at your...
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May 8, 2015 11:55
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Should I Always Smile? いつも微笑んでいなくてもいいよね。 With native lang

I was standing in line at the cash register at a store yesterday. Then, I felt grimness from my backside. It was a weird feeling as if I ...
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May 5, 2015 12:07
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I have been looking for good English words for the Japanese "wagamama&qu... With native lang

I have been looking for good English words for the Japanese "wagamama". I know some words; selfish, egoistic. But, they soun...
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May 3, 2015 13:01
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What Are You Into? なににはまってる? With native lang

What are you addicted to? Even if you consider yourself as a type of the person who is not apt to be addicted to things, if you take ...
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May 1, 2015 11:45
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About Some Cultural Crash. 文化の衝突 With native lang

The other day, I watched a Youtube video made by an American man who has been working in Japan for nearly ten years. He listed some a...
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Apr 22, 2015 17:38
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@ I Totally Screwed Up ドジった With native lang

I've been having continuous annoying days because of my skin problem. First, something like pimples broke out on my right cheek. ...
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Apr 18, 2015 21:43
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Birds Of A Feather Flock Together 類は類を呼ぶ With native lang

Things surrounding me have been hectic, and I am getting on the edge. Let me blow off some steam here! I know an American lady who...
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Apr 13, 2015 20:16
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I Have an English Question of Some Words 影響する With native lang

Hello, my friends! When I tried to leave a comment on an entry of my Lang-8 friend in English this morning, I was badly off to pick ou...
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Mar 29, 2015 10:51
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I’m a Healthy Woman, If You Know What I Mean... With native lang

Ever since I learned the phrase "if you know what I mean" from my Lang-8 friend, I've started to think that I was really a ...
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Mar 23, 2015 22:53
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Dear Lang-8, Let Me Know When I Get Gifts From My Friends With native lang

Is it just me who hasn't gotten e-mail from Lang-8 properly when I receive corrections or comments? Surely I have gotten notifica...
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Mar 18, 2015 20:51
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@ Small Opportunity to Make Love? ええ?チャンスがない? With native lang

Japan has been experiencing a decline in birthrate and it's viewed as a big issue in the last few decades. And, it seems like the go...
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Mar 16, 2015 23:59
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I'm Being Mellow Today  今日は、すこしばかり、おとなしい With native lang

I've been writing diaries that were kind of critical in recent days, so I would like to write something that feels nicer today. Th...
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Mar 15, 2015 00:39
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@ Why Can't You Make Japanese Friends so Easily?  どうして日本人の友達ができない? With native lang

Hi! Today, I would like to talk about becoming close friends with Japanese people rather than merely becoming acquaintances. I finall...
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Mar 11, 2015 17:37
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The Phrase "I Don't Care"  「I Don't Care」の意味合い With native lang

Maybe just because I'm Japanese, I don't like the phrase "I don't care" both when I say and when I hear. Actually, ...
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Mar 7, 2015 14:56
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It's Time to Say Good-bye 断捨離 With native lang

Have you heard of the Japanese word "danshari" 断捨離? It refers to an art of making your life light and comfortable by cutting...
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Feb 28, 2015 22:09
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Why Are You Apologizing?  なぜ、謝ってる? With native lang

There are some stuff that a lot of Japanese people believe are unique only to Japan. It's just like I wrote about the Japanese &qu...
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Feb 26, 2015 19:17
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@ The Reality of the Existance "Tatemae" in Japan 日本に「建前」があるという現実 With native lang

I've been reading a book called "Dogs and Demons" in both English and Japanese. The author is an American who lived in Japa...
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Feb 22, 2015 17:49