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The World Of Japan's Traditional Arts 伝統芸能の世界 With native lang

I saw the ultimate display of Japanese culture this weekend. I'd rather call it a "traditional" Japanese culture. The head...
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Aug 24, 2016 11:03
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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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Apology  「謝る」ということ With native lang

What do you think about apologizing? Apart from admitting your own faults, I wonder if apologizing has some other meanings? Saori Yos...
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Aug 21, 2016 21:57
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These Days   最近のこと With native lang

You could say I'm weird. Or perhaps "interesting" if I were to use a more positive word. Today, I was hired as an inter...
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Aug 14, 2016 12:11
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@ Gain Momentum! Get Some Momentum Going! 勢いをつけて! With native lang

I think I'm naturally easy-going, but I sometimes need a bit of motivation by reading or listening to some motivational speakers. ...
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Aug 2, 2016 22:42
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My Desire With native lang

Every once in a while, I feel like doing something bad. Eating junk food and staying up late doing whatever I want to do without worryin...
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Jul 31, 2016 01:50
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@ Release With native lang

Yesterday, I accidentally found myself in a place where someone had stomped on my heart before. I rushed to leave and tried my hardest t...
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Jul 26, 2016 21:48
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@ A Vortex of Pokemon Go  ポケモンGo旋風 With native lang

The world has been overflowing with news of Pokemon Go.  A person like me who doesn't play games would probably feel left behind f...
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Jul 24, 2016 11:35
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@ I Made It! やっとできた。 With native lang

Last night, I tried going to a party! (/I gave joining a party a go!) I was too much of a chicken to take part in any reunion parties ...
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Jul 22, 2016 09:18
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@ I'm Getting Back Affection 優しい気持ちが戻ってくる With native lang

The other day, I learned the phrase "to each his own" from a comment. I fell for the phrase in a split second once I knew the ...
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Jul 20, 2016 14:00
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# Long Way To Go, but I'll Give It A Shot 道は長いけど、がんばらないと With native lang

A friend of mine from America recommended me to read poems and introduced me a great one. It seems that reading English poetry with keep...
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Jul 15, 2016 22:23
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# Compliment, Praise or Flattery? ほめ言葉とお世辞 With native lang

While I was commenting on someone's entry, I came up with an interesting Japanese phrase. This is "ha no uku yona home-kotoba,&...
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Jul 12, 2016 09:36
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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 Engliish? For example, その試験を受けてみた. I've had corrections for my wrong usage of "t...
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Jul 8, 2016 09:05
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Top Level English Test 英検一級 With native lang

I seem to have lost my mind. I wanted to give a go at something I had always thought was silly. I started having an interest in taking th...
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Jul 5, 2016 13:22
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On Cloud Nine 至福の時 With native lang

I still can't believe that I could have such a fun time yesterday! In the morning I got a phone call from a friend from high schoo...
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Jul 4, 2016 10:00
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@ 覚悟 With native lang

It dawned on me that it's very important to "prepare myself" in life. We encounter times when we often need to cast asid...
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Jul 1, 2016 09:10
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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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@ The Importance Of Putting Yourself To Shame 恥をかくことの大切さ With native lang

”Hey kids, ask your teacher questions at school! Don't be shy and ask your teacher about things you are not sure about.” (/ If there...
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Jun 24, 2016 09:42
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@ Don't Beat Around The Bush!  はっきり言うんだ! With native lang

Yoichi Masuzoe, Tokyo Governor, finally left the metropolitan government building yesterday, which was his last day as governor of Tokyo...
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Jun 21, 2016 16:34
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@ I'm Going To Train My Brain  脳を鍛える! With native lang

Recently I have been listening to some podcasts on Youtube to refresh my mood. Since I am open toward different life philosophies and ...
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Jun 19, 2016 10:20