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May 2, 2016 07:05 madox made 8 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
I have never noticed this, probably because I also don't stare people right in the eye all the time. It seems a bit aggressive. Maybe...
May 1, 2016 23:32 BadApple made 2 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
You know my thoughts on eye contact, hahaha. If someone locked eye contact with me, I would admire him/her more and would think they r...
May 1, 2016 13:39 Robert made 10 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
In my experience, not everyone looks people in the eye in the US, but I agree that doing so is generally considered to be a good thing.
May 1, 2016 10:10 Maine made 1 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
I saw a video of a guy complaining about this. He was so angry. lol. I was going to write an entry about it, but you beat me to it. Here&...
May 1, 2016 10:03 Aloha•Chris made 2 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
In America, especially for men, looking people in the eye is very important. It shows confidence, when you shake their hand and look them...
May 1, 2016 09:41 rainman made 12 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
I am nearsighted (近視) so before I started wearing glasses, I grew up with people's faces being blurry and hard to see, so I didn'...
May 1, 2016 09:40 linkisk made 11 corrections for Japanese People Don't L...
Apr 29, 2016 06:39 Dr. Evil commented on Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
There are times where misunderstandings and conflicts happen without you having any idea what caused it to begin with. It has to do with ...
Apr 28, 2016 14:44 Karisma commented on Can't I be Myself? 自分らし...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vvL3z3pAs0 Whenever I think of Japanese people being themselves, I remember this anime's intro.
Apr 27, 2016 14:20 Amop567 made 2 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
Misunderstandings happen all the time on the web, often because it's hard to guess the tone in which people are sending their message...
Apr 27, 2016 00:16 madox made 9 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
That's unfortunate if someone misunderstood you, but your friend should understand that you are trying to help and not be mean or rud...
Apr 26, 2016 20:18 BadApple made 1 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
People get upset all the time and most of the situations they get all fussy about are trivial matters and really don't matter. Especi...
Apr 26, 2016 16:45 Aloha•Chris commented on Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
Hey, I am sorry to laugh (ok, just smile) but your post was kind of funny. You wrote something and somebody got upset over your comment, ...
Apr 26, 2016 11:36 Karisma commented on Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
Don't let it bother you. These things happen. ^^
Apr 26, 2016 09:45 倍返し made 1 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
I'm sorry you're feeling bad. It's easy to have misunderstandings in comments. Don't worry about it too much. Your En...
Apr 26, 2016 09:41 Jan made 11 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
I'm sorry that you feel you did a bad thing, you were only trying to help. Don't let the attitude of other people get you down. J...
Apr 26, 2016 09:34 MrGoodMorning made 10 corrections for Honesty is Such A Lonely Word
Try not to worry about it! You were just trying to be helpful.
Apr 23, 2016 19:17 Robert made 4 corrections for Would You Say "kawaii&...
I think the picture of the kitten in your post is definitely かわいい.
Apr 23, 2016 18:16 BadApple made 5 corrections for Would You Say "kawaii&...
I have a structural problem with the kawaii culture, the word kawaii and... yeah, everything kawaii. Probably due to my surroundings, my ...
Apr 23, 2016 10:21 Blue commented on Would You Say "kawaii&...
Hi Mirai, It is my belief that "kawaii'' means 'cute/ beautiful/ darling' in English..My friend in Nagasaki likes me...
Apr 23, 2016 09:35 倍返し commented on @ Making a Move on Stranger...
Hahaha, this is not the same at all! :)
Apr 23, 2016 09:01 Karisma commented on Would You Say "kawaii&...
ahh, なるほど... My Japanese friend once said, "I would like a guy to kawaii to me just once." ... At the time I thought, &qu...
Apr 23, 2016 08:09 倍返し made 10 corrections for Would You Say "kawaii&...
Wow, your English is way better than any Japanese English teacher I ever worked with. I'm really impressed. Easy to read and an inte...
Apr 23, 2016 08:03 Sky made 11 corrections for Would You Say "kawaii&...
This was so fun and interesting to read! Your English is very good and understandable! I just tried to correct it to make it sound as nat...
Apr 22, 2016 06:10 madox made 11 corrections for @ Just a Today's Trivia...
" I felt like I chilled out a bit " This is ok, but a bit unusualy. You might say "I felt more relaxed" or "I ...
Apr 22, 2016 00:30 The Grumpy old guy made 8 corrections for @ Just a Today's Trivia...
If people are afraid of the worst that can happen. What is the worst that can happen. In this case it is rejection. or quite simply som...
Apr 22, 2016 00:28 Blair made 1 corrections for @ Just a Today's Trivia...
Sometimes it's important to get some alone time to recharge yourself!
Apr 21, 2016 03:04 クリス062 made 6 corrections for How Can I Respond to The Qu...
When my brother drops by my house I normally ask,"what are you up to?" What I want to know is, why are you here?, what do you ...
Apr 20, 2016 17:34 ぜったいバカ commented on How Can I Respond to The Qu...
What are you up to? → 何をしてる? What have you been up to? → 最近なにをしてる?・最近はどう? こういう質問は、会話を始めるために使う質問なので、はっきり答える必要はないんだね。あまり気にしなくていいよ! そ...
Apr 20, 2016 17:22 BadApple made 3 corrections for How Can I Respond to The Qu...
You have received some terrific clarifications, so I don't really have anything to add. Only that phrases can be a solid dose of toug...
Apr 20, 2016 12:43 Nai made 2 corrections for How Can I Respond to The Qu...
Yep, it does depend on the context. If you see someone you haven't meet in a long time says "What have you been up to (rece...
Apr 20, 2016 11:41 Karisma made 6 corrections for How Can I Respond to The Qu...
Haha - いい質問ですね。 It can mean all three... 1. "What (have) you been up to?"/ "What are you up to these days?" &l...
Apr 20, 2016 11:27 笑い猿ESL道場™ made 5 corrections for How Can I Respond to The Qu...
Apr 20, 2016 11:22 Kim commented on How Can I Respond to The Qu...
"What are you up to?" generally means "What are you doing, right now?" It could also refer to the very near future. ...
Apr 19, 2016 08:44 Aloha•Chris commented on @ Making a Move on Stranger...
Hey player, Cool post. This new Mirai is kind of cool, what's with the change? Doesn't matter though, stay out-going. Two phone...
Apr 18, 2016 22:06 Satch commented on @ Languages Are Imperfect R...
 初めまして。このことに最近すごく関心を持っています。  色々調べて少し分かってきたのは、言葉というより文化の問題ということのようです。暗黙的に共有している前提が同じか違うかで、意味を曖昧に感じるか明確に感じるかが決まるということです。  「あの子は子供らしいね」は...
Apr 18, 2016 04:25 クリス062 made 5 corrections for @ Making a Move on Stranger...
Mirai-san, is a player! lol.
Apr 17, 2016 12:40 Michelle made 16 corrections for @ Making a Move on Stranger...
Hope this helped.
Apr 17, 2016 12:23 Zavier made 16 corrections for @ Making a Move on Stranger...
This was fun to read. About speaking/writing naturally - I think you're headed in the right direction. The best thing to do to sou...
Apr 16, 2016 00:52 Blair commented on @ Ganbaru, Ganbaranai, Ganb...
Corrections look fine. We all have some pressure to do our best, whether its from within us or from another source. All we can do is try ...
Apr 15, 2016 23:29 Michelle made 15 corrections for @ Ganbaru, Ganbaranai, Ganb...
Apr 14, 2016 05:25 Aloha•Chris commented on A Question About English 質...
Hey, real quick. The other answer were all detailed and very good. For me, it's the same, this is how I say it. Back in 0-5, I went...
Apr 13, 2016 18:03 ぜったいバカ commented on A Question About English 質...
ミーーー 2016> two thousand sixteen / twenty sixteen ↑どっちでもいい 2010>two thousand ten / twenty ten ↑どっちでもいい 2005>two thousa...
Apr 13, 2016 16:10 Karisma commented on A Question About English 質...
haha - めちゃ面白いです。今まで、あまり考えなかったです。 For years after 2000 > it depends. でも、どちらでもいいです When I am talking with somebody and trying to art...
Apr 13, 2016 12:27 tony made 18 corrections for A Question About English 質...
Apr 13, 2016 12:01 made 18 corrections for A Question About English 質...
The rule of thumb is that 'two thousand and X' sounds more formal than 'twenty X'. For years below 2010 (twenty ten), bu...
Apr 12, 2016 10:22 Aloha•Chris commented on @ Don't I Look Like a C...
Hey couger, what a cool story. If you do decide to come to Hawaii to see your new boyfriend, please see if you can find some time for me ...
Apr 12, 2016 09:40 madox made 25 corrections for @ Don't I Look Like a C...
This is a great story, but I don't get the cougar part. A cougar is an older woman that tries to be romantic with young men. Is ...
Apr 10, 2016 20:49 Takk commented on @ Languages Are Imperfect R...
In my opinion, the reason why you and your American friend tend to have misunderstandings is just that you all have a lot of difference i...
Apr 9, 2016 22:54 Karisma commented on My Failure  ダメになったこと
What happened? The details? ... You are always vague Mirai!!