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Jul 5, 2015 18:30 Blue made 1 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
Jul 5, 2015 18:25 Earnest made 6 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
> 「どんなことでもジョークにできる」という彼の意見だ まさか、自分の家族が不慮の事故で死んでしまった場合、それもジョークに?
Jul 5, 2015 13:31 Maine made 16 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
I like the title of this entry. It's clever and true. Seriously, good job on your English. Even though some of your sentences didn...
Jul 5, 2015 12:51 gfuller23 made 20 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
Jul 5, 2015 12:37 Aloha•Chris made 2 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
Nice song. I agree about the jokes, sometimes it's difficult to make fun of painful experiences.
Jul 5, 2015 12:36 Merrth made 22 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
We tend to make jokes about a lot of things that could potentially be hurtful. But I only do that with friends who know that I'm not ...
Jul 5, 2015 12:33 Takoyaki made 13 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
Many mean people use jokes as an excuse to be mean. Sometimes they don't even realize it. Many good people unfortunately then mimic t...
Jul 5, 2015 12:27 smuzz89 made 22 corrections for Too True To be Funny! 冗談になっ...
I love making jokes of all types, but recently I have come to feel a bit like you do. Even though it can seem fun at the time to make a j...
Jun 30, 2015 15:42 Earnest made 1 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
よく考えると、"a cultural difference between A and B"は意味不明ですね。 "a difference between A and B"にして、 A = アメリカの文化 B = 日本の文化 ...
Jun 29, 2015 22:32 Maine made 8 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
I find complimenting people's belongings strange because they are just things. The person who owns them probably only bought them som...
Jun 29, 2015 15:10 Blair commented on How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
Many of my spoons are decades of years old. I don't know where they came from. They're just spoons. If somebody complimented them...
Jun 29, 2015 13:27 Takoyaki made 1 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
Jun 29, 2015 13:23 Takoyaki made 11 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
Breaking the ice is easy if one can find something the other person likes. Talking about that brings about some agreement and they will p...
Jun 29, 2015 09:58 seraglyph made 12 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
Jun 29, 2015 07:00 Earnest made 4 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
イスラム圏の国によっては、相手の持ち物を褒めると、褒めた人がそれを欲しがっていると思って、褒めた人にそれを与える風習(文化)があります。 そういった文化を知らないで、イスラム圏で美人の奥さんを褒めて失敗したという実話があるそうですね。(笑)
Jun 29, 2015 00:38 sabazou made 18 corrections for How Do You Break the Ice? ど...
Interesting. I would definitely comment on the cups and forks if they were really nice or interesting, but normally I wouldn't even n...
Jun 28, 2015 12:49 Takoyaki commented on Why Did You Stop Coming to ...
Hello Mirai. I stopped because I was too distracted by my life outside of Lang-8. I was also having trouble learning Japanese at a proper...
Jun 25, 2015 07:35 Earnest made 1 corrections for Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
The estoppel is not allowed. 撤回は認めません。(笑)
Jun 25, 2015 04:56 Abby commented on @ Conversations on an Equal...
I partially agree, however I think that in English, while some of the literal words may seem more democratic, there are still many conver...
Jun 25, 2015 04:38 Abby made 5 corrections for Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
Jun 24, 2015 23:21 Earnest made 7 corrections for Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
とんだ招かざる客でしたね。本来は害虫を捕食してくれる益虫ですけど。
Jun 24, 2015 16:31 Scott made 8 corrections for Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
Epic battle.
Jun 24, 2015 16:10 Kelseyshayee made 7 corrections for Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
Jun 24, 2015 16:01 Blue commented on Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ?
Hi Mirai, We have an expression: " What goes around comes around." It means whatever we do to someone in life, it will return t...
Jun 22, 2015 09:19 seraglyph made 10 corrections for @ Conversations on an Equal...
Jun 22, 2015 04:48 Earnest made 4 corrections for @ Conversations on an Equal...
私は発想力が乏しいので、英語を「社会的に平等な言語」と発想したことがないのですが、たしかに英語には、スペイン語、イタリア語、フランス語のように男性名詞とか女性名詞もありませんね。
Jun 22, 2015 00:38 Maine made 8 corrections for @ Conversations on an Equal...
Yeah, here on lang-8, it's not possible to tell if someone's a man or a woman if they're English speakers, unless they tell y...
Jun 21, 2015 23:09 Richard made 6 corrections for @ Conversations on an Equal...
Yeah..I don't think you can tell if the writer is a male or a female. I find Japanese to be really fascinating because how vastly ...
Jun 21, 2015 22:36 N squared commented on @ Conversations on an Equal...
I never thought of English as being a democratic language. :) I think there are benefits and drawbacks to the lack of honorifics used in...
Jun 18, 2015 00:55 Earnest made 1 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
prone toを使うだけでも批判的なニュアンスがあるのですが、楽観的なことを批判的口調で述べる場合、以下のようにも言えますので参考にして下さい。 ... believe that those who are prone to think that it's ...
Jun 17, 2015 21:04 Earnest made 1 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
> ぼくにとっては、3年しかないんです 3年間ぐらいでは「こなしきれないほどの課題」を自らに課しているということがビンビン伝わってきます。さすが、羽生結弦ですね。 コップの水も、太平洋のど真ん中で漂流しているような状況で、「まだ半分もある」と思えば、楽天家...
Jun 17, 2015 16:24 Maine made 13 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
I wish I could 'preview' my corrections first before submitting them. I make mistakes sometimes but I'm too lazy to scroll ba...
Jun 17, 2015 16:07 seraglyph made 11 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
Jun 17, 2015 16:06 Carl made 3 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
大抵、僕はまだ半分もあるタイプです。
Jun 17, 2015 13:15 sabazou made 15 corrections for Optimistic or Pessimistic? ...
Nice article, there is some complicated English in here! I like to consider myself a half-full kind of person :)
Jun 16, 2015 14:38 クロウ made 9 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
Jun 14, 2015 22:55 gavin made 2 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
Nice post mirai, and a very interesting question. I wonder about that too... Perhaps it is human nature to want to show our best and hid...
Jun 14, 2015 04:57 Earnest made 3 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
そもそも、何が自分らしくか分からないので、「自分探しの旅」が一時期はやったのだろうと思ってます。
Jun 14, 2015 04:51 Earnest made 8 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
> 主役の中の一人だ。 英語っぽい言い回しですね。私なら、「主役の一人だ」と書きます。(笑)
Jun 13, 2015 14:16 Matthew66 commented on @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
It's hard to be yourself though. I'm still trying ;) I like that video, the song is really catchy!
Jun 13, 2015 12:20 Maine made 6 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
Introspective entry :) Good job on your English. Hardly any mistakes at all. Most of your sentences sound very natural.
Jun 13, 2015 11:10 sabazou made 10 corrections for @ What Does ”Being Yourself...
Jun 11, 2015 22:13 Earnest made 3 corrections for Tough Times Could Bring You...
連ドラは見始めると癖になるというか、見ないと気になるのでしょうね。 それが配信元の狙いです。(笑)
Jun 11, 2015 14:28 Matthew66 made 3 corrections for Tough Times Could Bring You...
I prefer Japanese Dramas for the same reason. Lately I have been watching Oshin, which is a very serious drama but is also amazing. Then ...
Jun 11, 2015 10:23 Andrew made 10 corrections for Tough Times Could Bring You...
I used to watch Japanese dramas a lot a few years ago, but lately I have stopped. It is hard for me to find one I enjoy watching. I also ...
Jun 11, 2015 10:07 FleetinG made 7 corrections for Tough Times Could Bring You...
Jun 9, 2015 11:15 クロウ made 10 corrections for Why Did You Stop Coming to ...
Mirai, thank you for keeping me on your friend's list, even though I haven't corrected your entries much. It's true I hav...
Jun 9, 2015 10:20 Andrew commented on Why Did You Stop Coming to ...
I have the same problem sadly (-_-) I should clean up my friend list as well. I get so many friend invites from people new to lang-8, ...
Jun 9, 2015 06:58 FleetinG commented on Why Did You Stop Coming to ...
Hmmm.... ~SAFE~ ...for now...
Jun 8, 2015 06:15 Zaz made 2 corrections for Why Did You Stop Coming to ...
It is sad when people give up on learning a language, isn't it. This year I made goals to post on Lang-8 twice a week, but then go...