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Dec 29, 2013 15:20 Welkin commented on How to use 見えない and 見られない d...
Thank you for this post, it's very helpful. I have one question though: why is it that when we say someone is blind, we use 見えない人 ...
Nov 19, 2013 16:44 hojusan made 1 corrections for “The East Sea” are increasing.
Sep 28, 2013 07:09 フクロウ commented on The Difference Between 自分の ...
Could you tell me the difference between 自分 and 私? I can't really understand it.
Feb 16, 2012 09:56 ArUichigo made 1 corrections for Tony Blair’s Story is Inter...
'Tory' is the nickname for the Conservative Party, Tony was a member of the Labour Party. :3
Jan 24, 2012 14:46 May commented on The US taught Japan freedom...
Lately I've been angry with the American government. Have you heard of the new NDAA? Scary stuff! Actually, everywhere I go I he...
Jan 24, 2012 14:19 May commented on 言っていた and 言った
Thank you so much! I think this explanation helped me understand the difference between the two a lot :)
Jan 24, 2012 05:15 kizmoz made 6 corrections for The US taught Japan freedom...
英語はとても上手、本当に驚かせた。 間違いはほとんど小さい。。 アメリカの政府は怪しいと思う。
Jan 24, 2012 03:25 hetajan commented on 言っていた and 言った
I have trouble with 〜している when i am learning Japanese as well. I think my Japanese Professor once told me that 〜している is sometimes used wh...
Jan 24, 2012 03:23 Arisen made 1 corrections for 言っていた and 言った
I too sometimes struggle with whether or not to use ~ている or not with certain verbs (especially なる for some reason), but I had never thoug...
Jan 24, 2012 03:19 kiewiee commented on 言っていた and 言った
Great. Thank you for sharing this. ^^
Jan 23, 2012 21:27 Betelgeuzah commented on The US taught Japan freedom...
I just want to comment that in Western world terrorism is a delicate subject. People feel very strongly about it, especially since the te...
Jan 15, 2012 15:19 NurikoSpecial made 2 corrections for Last Year, Murder Still Dec...
A cousin of mine was robbed of his expensive sports shoes before. Of course, that's not so strange either (especially in the U.S.)
Jan 15, 2012 09:31 Liam commented on Last Year, Murder Still Dec...
It's good! One problem: You can not be "highly impossible to be murdered". I would say... "Not very likely to be murde...
Jan 4, 2012 19:45 dragonzite made 8 corrections for Yet another よく書けている
私の日本語は弱くない。「よく書けていた」及び 「よく書けている」自分は拝見正しい。
Jan 4, 2012 18:19 Sunny commented on Yet another よく書けている
You are right. This is because traditionally they're called "past/present tenses", but modern scholars are saying we should...
Jan 4, 2012 01:59 詠美 commented on What is the Difference betw...
Wow, I didn't realize that よく書けている was so much more natural than saying よく書けた or even よく書いた。 Thank you for teaching us this!
Jan 3, 2012 21:20 Lightning commented on What is the Difference betw...
This is quite a difficult concept as it doesn't translate well into English. A lot of learners use English grammar as a crutch when l...
Jan 3, 2012 13:59 佐志美 made 10 corrections for What is the Difference betw...
I've read that -teiru can be translated to the gerund ("-ing") in English, or that it can be used to show an enduring state...
Jan 3, 2012 13:39 雅各 commented on What is the Difference betw...
Thanks, as always, for the interesting and useful post, satoshiさん!
Jan 1, 2012 21:48 ♪misvi♫ commented on Who is paying for Korean id...
Wow..知らなかった :D Happy new year \(^_^)/
Jan 1, 2012 17:53 Buri made 2 corrections for Who is paying for Korean id...
Greetings, I don`t think the older generation has any money either. Happy New Year. Buri
Jan 1, 2012 17:08 佐志美 made 3 corrections for Who is paying for Korean id...
I personally think foreign music is pretty expensive. While I was at a Japanese bookstore, I found out that Kana Nishino's albums ave...
Jan 1, 2012 08:06 NurikoSpecial made 1 corrections for Korean Code of Dress and Co...
Hmm... in English, it doesn't come off as too funny-sounding to me, because I'd say it's not too rare for Americans, and prob...
Dec 31, 2011 02:41 Eevee made 5 corrections for Korean Code of Dress and Co...
I think politicians think of themselves more like god the priests though hehehe. Good writing keep it up~
Dec 30, 2011 22:40 Richie made 1 corrections for Korean Code of Dress and Co...
It sounds strange in English as well, hahaha.
Dec 30, 2011 18:33 Maverickbc made 2 corrections for Nintendo’s Price Dropped by...
Happy New Years !!!
Dec 30, 2011 17:45 creagan made 2 corrections for Nintendo’s Price Dropped by...
For Nintendo, I think they are having problems getting other publishers to create software for the Wii and DS/3DS.
Dec 30, 2011 16:51 May made 5 corrections for Do You Want to Marry a Mad ...
I can understand being concerned, but that is a little crazy! I have seen some mothers here who are obsessed with keeping their children...
Dec 30, 2011 15:20 Eevee made 6 corrections for Do You Want to Marry a Mad ...
I think everyone in the whole world is scared of death and sickness. These women are trying to protect something they carried inside of t...
Dec 30, 2011 15:01 ジュリアン made 7 corrections for Do You Want to Marry a Mad ...
I feel sorry for those children - acting that way will certainly have many negative repercussions on their mental health I think. Especia...
Dec 30, 2011 13:34 Eevee made 2 corrections for The Difference b/w Berlin a...
Very good. In English it's more natural to have the subject near the beginning.
Dec 27, 2011 12:50 NurikoSpecial made 1 corrections for Why Do You Study Economics?
Just about perfect :) Great job!
Dec 26, 2011 17:58 Brendan made 1 corrections for Why Do You Study Economics?
Your English is very good.
Dec 26, 2011 15:44 Brendan commented on A modern version of the Soc...
Interesting diary entry. I've never heard of the society of Jesus. Do you mean Christians? I wrote a diary entry about whales and wha...
Dec 25, 2011 14:26 Copycatken made 4 corrections for The 25th is not Christmas D...
Interesting, I didn't know that "Christmas" in Japan was mostly celebrated on Christmas Eve instead of Christmas Day. 勉強になり...
Dec 25, 2011 11:24 Matthew made 2 corrections for The 25th is not Christmas D...
Keep it up! :)
Dec 24, 2011 16:13 佐志美 made 2 corrections for Adult Competencies 大人力
I'm kinda curious about how staying 子供 longer produces anime ^^
Dec 24, 2011 12:28 NurikoSpecial made 6 corrections for Adult Competencies 大人力
Wow... there are ways to calculate many traits these days...
Dec 21, 2011 05:08 佐志美 made 1 corrections for A public service worker out...
That sucks.... some people don't even make that much in a year, forget two months..... >.>
Dec 21, 2011 04:36 詠美 commented on I saw a crying machine at a...
それらの写真を撮っていたとき、怪しく思われなかったのかな。。。 (笑) この日記のタイトルを読んだら、もしかして日本には、泣きたいと思うときに使えるボックスがあるんだ!と思いました。(笑)いやぁ、そんなの、あったら、便利だけどね。 (苦笑)
Dec 21, 2011 01:04 Mamedori made 7 corrections for A public service worker out...
Wow. It seems like he should have thought that decision over better.
Dec 20, 2011 13:35 佐志美 made 2 corrections for I saw a crying machine at a...
Maybe the machine was broken...? lol
Dec 20, 2011 13:28 Mordecai commented on I saw a crying machine at a...
That's weird! I wonder why it was so sad.
Dec 14, 2011 12:59 Copycatken commented on 全然いい is a correct usage.
When I learned how to use 全然 in my first Japanese class, we were taught that it should always be used with negation. But then when I watc...
Dec 13, 2011 13:47 Santaku made 3 corrections for 全然いい is a correct usage.
I'm not really sure if my changes are improvements. You already wrote very well. Thanks for the info. Is 「全然ダメ」also correct usage?
Dec 13, 2011 13:46 swingthatthing made 1 corrections for 全然いい is a correct usage.
"Urban legend" is used mostly for stories based on rumours and hearsay, rather than false declaration of facts. Also, I believe...
Dec 13, 2011 13:27 Peppervint commented on 全然いい is a correct usage.
Thank you for the information.
Dec 12, 2011 19:16 LizLadyNinja made 7 corrections for Do you want your children t...
That is interesting!
Dec 12, 2011 17:55 PHONG commented on What Does 右に回す Mean?
The opposite direction of "Clockwise" is "Counterclockwise". 頑張ってね
Dec 12, 2011 15:50 Fluffy made 6 corrections for Do you want your children t...
Meow