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Lightning
  • For the sake of efficiency, Japanese language could be gradually disappeared from public education or administrative offices.
  • For the sake of efficiency, the Japanese language could be gradually disappeared from public education or administrative offices.
disappear [intransitive]
The plane disappeared behind a cloud.
Lightning
  • Those immigrants could be necessary for economy, but It is easy for me to imagine the Japanese cultural norms would be abandoned by them.
  • Those immigrants could be necessary for the economy, but it is easy for me to imagine the Japanese cultural norms would be abandoned by them.
for the economy
the slowdown in the Japanese economy
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

grammar

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.

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