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Compliments With native lang

I went to a museum with some friends. (友達何人かと美術館に行きました) Just before we entered it, one of my friends said to me that my skirt was nice....
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Jul 15, 2019 23:59 experience friend
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‘Treading Picture’ Scheme (踏み絵詐欺) With native lang

The other day, I saw some tweets about so-called ‘Treading Picture’ scheme in Italy. (先日、私はイタリアのいわゆる「踏み絵詐欺」についてのツイートを見ました) There are ...
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Jul 8, 2019 23:12 twitter trip
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What does this phrase mean in this situation? (ここでそのフレーズを使うって?) With native lang

Yesterday, I watched a movie about a boy who is gifted for chess. (昨日、チェスの天才少年の映画を観ました) His name is Josh. (その子の名前はジョシュです) There a...
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Jul 1, 2019 15:00 language English question movie
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Do plants communicate with each other?(植物は仲間同士で話をするの?) With native lang

There is a radio program titled “子ども科学電話相談,“ or Science Q&A for Kids. (「子ども科学電話相談」というラジオ番組があります) It’s a live program where childr...
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Jun 24, 2019 15:50 radio child
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Taking a walk (散歩に行く) With native lang

My aunt makes it a point to walk at least half an hour a day in order to keep in shape. (叔母は健康のために毎日30分以上歩くことにしています) However, she doe...
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Jun 23, 2019 16:53
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Better Not to Say (言わぬが花だったのに) With native lang

Our community has a sports day every year. (私の地区では毎年運動会が行われます) Every household gets an invitation card to it. (各世帯に招待状が届きます) It h...
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Jun 10, 2019 22:34 experience
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Taiwan (台湾)Part 3 With native lang

During my stay in Taiwan, I met four tour guides who speak Japanese. (台湾に滞在している間に、4人の日本語のツアーガイドにつきました) Since it was only three-day tr...
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Jun 3, 2019 12:16 experience trip language
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Taiwan (台湾) Part 2 With native lang

The main purposes of my trip to Taiwan was having good foods. (台湾旅行の主な目的は、おいしいものを食べることでした) My friend who has visited there many times...
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May 27, 2019 23:17 experience trip
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Taiwan(台湾) Part 1 With native lang

I visited Taiwan over the weekend. (週末に台湾に行きました) It was my first time. (初めてです) I was a little nervous because I have never learne...
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May 23, 2019 15:25 experience language trip
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Reading on vacation (旅先で読書) With native lang

One of my friends goes on vacation with her family every year. (私の友達は毎年家族で旅行に行きます) They stay at a cottage in Hokkaido and read their ...
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May 15, 2019 22:27 experience friend trip
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Alone(たった一人) With native lang

This morning, I went to the movies. (今朝、私は映画館に行きました) Today is the first weekday after ten straight holidays, so I expected it would b...
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May 7, 2019 14:06 experience movie
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Ten years and 500 entries (10年と500の投稿) With native lang

I started using Lang-8 on April 15th, 2009, and I posted 500th entry last week. (私は2009年の4月15日にLang-8を使い始め、先週500個目の投稿をしました) Now I rea...
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Apr 29, 2019 21:43 memories
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Nodding (相槌) With native lang

When I was talking with an American friend of mine on the phone, she suddenly asked me why I kept making noise while she was talking. (ア...
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Apr 22, 2019 12:10 experience language English Japanese
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Reading in the Bathroom (トイレで読書) With native lang

The other day, one of my friends complained about her husband’s habit. (先日、友達が夫のことを愚痴っていました) “He always brings a book or a magazine w...
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Apr 15, 2019 18:14 experience friend
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Memories and Feelings (記憶と感情) With native lang

The other day, I was feeling down when I woke up in the morning. (先日、朝起きた時、なんだか気持ちが沈んでいました) I didn’t know the reason, though. (でも、理由...
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Apr 8, 2019 22:23 experience dream memories
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Babies in the plane (飛行機の中の赤ちゃん) With native lang

When I flew back to Japan, the plane was almost packed. (帰国時の飛行機は、ほぼ満席でした) There were a couple of babies held by their mothers in my ...
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Apr 3, 2019 14:12 trip baby
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At the immigration booths (入国審査で) With native lang

I have visited the U.S. several times. (アメリカを何度か訪れたことがあります) At the immigration booths, they ask different questions from time to time...
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Mar 29, 2019 23:30 experience trip
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Languages (言語) With native lang

When I watch American movies, I usually need Japanese subtitles. (私がアメリカの映画を観る時は、普通日本語の字幕が必要です) I listen to the actors speaking Engli...
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Mar 18, 2019 22:44 experience language
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Who Called Me? (誰が電話した?) With native lang

I got a phone call. (電話がかかってきました) The screen showed one of my friends’ name, so I answered it at once. (友だちの名前が出ていたので、すぐに出ました) Ho...
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Mar 11, 2019 18:28 experience
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I can’t understand this sentence. (理解できない文) With native lang

It’s “How many wives did Henry VIII have beheaded?” (それは“How many wives did Henry VIII have beheaded?”です) I can guess the meaning. (...
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Mar 5, 2019 07:51 question