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Lightning
  • I may use stereotypic expressions unwittingly.
  • I may use stereotypical expressions unwittingly.
stereotypical
the stereotypical image of feminine behaviour
cuavsfan
  • Although the オフコース ended their activity in 1989, 小田和正 has been one of the most successful and respected singer/composer in Japan since then.
  • Although the オフコース broke up (or disbanded) in 1989, 小田和正 has been one of the most successful and respected singers/composers in Japan since then.
broke up
disbanded
cuavsfan
  • It's said that 'Doctor Who' is created for children to adults, whereas 'Torchwood' is more adult-oriented.
  • It's said that 'Doctor Who' is created for children and adults, whereas 'Torchwood' is targeted towards adults.
targeted towards adults

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Aug 15, 2011 06:54 Public Torchwood
cuavsfan
  • So it's pretty much similar to the Project Gutenberg.
  • So it's pretty much similar to the Project Gutenberg. ("pretty similar to" or "pretty much the same as")
pretty similar to something

pretty much the same as something
cuavsfan
  • 青空文庫 contains lots of Japanese novels whose copyrights have been expired.
  • 青空文庫 contains lots of Japanese novels whose copyrights have been expired.
expire [intransitive ONLY] 自動詞の用法のみ

When does your driving licence expire?
His term of office expires at the end of June.

カラス
  • On the day of athletic meeting, one step by one step, you ran towards the goal.
  • On the day of athletic meeting sports day, step by step, you ran towards the goal.
on sports day 運動会の日に

sports day 運動会
カラス
  • At the age of three, he entered the kindergarten 'Izumino gakuen'.
  • At the age of three, he entered a kindergarten called 'Izumino gakuen'.
the ではなく a
後ろから固有名詞で就職を受けているので the かなと思ったが
カラス
  • One month after his birth, he was turned out to have Down syndrome.
  • One month after his birth, it turns out the he has the Down syndrome.
turn out to be something

That guy turned out to be Maria's second cousin.

[it turn out something/that...]
It was a difficult time, but eventually things turned out all right.
To my surprise, it turned out that I was wrong.
As it turned out (=used to say what happened in the end), he passed the exam quite easily.
カラス
  • A gift from God delivered to us on 19th October 1992.
  • A gift from God was delivered to us on the 19th October 1992.
deliver
1 [transitive, intransitive] [人が](〜を)届ける
[deliver something]
Do you have your milk delivered?

[deliver (something) to somebody/something]
Leaflets have been delivered to every household.

[deliver (to somebody/something)] We promise to deliver within 48 hours.
カラス
  • They said, "Once he's got a cold, it would be the end of his life."
  • They said, "Once he's got catches a cold, it would be the end of his life."
once 現在形, .....
Once I get him a job, he'll be fine.

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