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Questions About English 質問です。 With native lang

Do these sentences have the same meaning? 1. I gave taking the test a go. 2. I tried taking the test. If there are some difference...
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Aug 23, 2016 15:09
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@ Question: How To Use The Word "Try" : Try の使い方 With native lang

How would you translate "~してみた” into English? For example, その試験を受けてみた. I've had corrections for my wrong usage of "try...
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Jul 8, 2016 09:05
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@ I Have A Question About The Word "Although" 質問です、お願いします。 With native lang

I bought an instructional book of English written by a British man. He writes the book both in English and Japanese, as he studied trans...
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Jun 28, 2016 22:35
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@ A Question About English 質問です。教えてください。 With native lang

I'm embarrassed to say this, but I've actually had some students who want to learn English from me. This morning, I went to t...
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Apr 13, 2016 11:45
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Happy New Year!!! あけましておめでとう! With native lang

Happy New Year, Everyone! Although I haven't completely prepared myself in my soul, 2016 has launched into me before I know it. I...
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Jan 3, 2016 22:33
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@ I've Got a Question for You. 私のお母さんは~~~

A lot of Japanese English-learners use the word "mother" when they talk about their mother to other people. However, when I...
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Nov 12, 2015 23:17
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@ Gosh!  太った! With native lang

Gosh! I've put on 2.5 kilos! I know I've had a large(/ big) appetite recently and I'd gained some kilos, but I never t...
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Sep 29, 2015 22:14
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@ I've Got Two Questions about English Phrases 質問があります With native lang

I've been learning some English expressions from a bilingual English and Japanese newsletter. There is a phrase in it: "He is...
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Sep 22, 2015 08:52
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@ A Question That Japanese People Should Ask  外国人にすべき質問 With native lang

When I was surfing the Net, I came across an interesting video clip on Facebook. I found it interesting because it's instructive ...
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Sep 19, 2015 22:46
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@ Journal Entries with or without a Translation in Native Language 母国語が必要? With native lang

This morning, I happened to read an argument about the pros and cons of including a translation in your mother tongue. Two Japanese peo...
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Sep 6, 2015 17:39
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@ I Don't Want to be Called an Ordinary Woman  「普通の女性」はいや With native lang

Although a lot of people seem to try to act like a normal person, I wonder how many people are satisfied with just staying as an average ...
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Sep 2, 2015 22:23
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@ @ We Say "Well Done!"  「がんばったね!」と言いたい! With native lang

"Americans really like success stories!" lol I've often heard that phrase when watching some TV programs that talk abou...
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Aug 20, 2015 11:25
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@ Are You Given Special Treatment by Japanese People? 日本人から特別扱いされてる? With native lang

Have you ever thought about seeking your partner based on their race or on the country that they are from? For example, have you ever th...
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Aug 13, 2015 17:30
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What a Dub! 不器用者! With native lang

I'm dead tired of my new computer that I got a week ago. I'm embarrassed to say that I can't stop tearing this morning, feeli...
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Aug 10, 2015 10:27
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@ What is "Live as Who You Are"? 「自分らしく生きる」ってなに? With native lang

I'm confused by the phrase "be yourself." What is it supposed to mean? I often hear Japanese people say "jibun ra...
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Aug 7, 2015 11:01
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@ What Brought Me Here?  It’s Been a While.久しぶりの日記 With native lang

The other day, I declared that I wouldn't write any journal entries for a while because there had been something wrong with my comput...
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Jul 28, 2015 20:21
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I Just Want to Let You Know...

I just want to tell my friends about my computer problem that has been occurring a lot recently. It's really been irritating me. I...
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Jul 16, 2015 21:59
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@ ”Node" & "Kara" 「ので」と「から」

I wrote about the difference between the Japanese terms "node" and "kara" a long time ago. And today, I found that 2,...
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Jul 14, 2015 16:46
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@ Too True To be Funny! 冗談になってないって! With native lang

It seems like whether or not something could be considered as a "joke" is different depending on the person. My American fr...
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Jul 5, 2015 11:40
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How Do You Break the Ice? どんなことから会話を始める? With native lang

A friend of my Lang-8 friends wrote a journal entry about his Japanese language textbooks. Actually, it's about a cultural difference...
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Jun 28, 2015 23:31