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@ Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ? With native lang

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a story about a spider from a friend of mine. It was about a battle between my friend and a spider that ha...
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Jun 24, 2015 15:54
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@ Conversations on an Equal Footing 対等な立場での会話 With native lang

Can you easily tell a male from a female when you read someone's journal entries written in English? Everybody uses the subject "...
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Jun 21, 2015 22:28
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@ Optimistic or Pessimistic? 楽天的 それとも 悲観的? With native lang

The "is the glass half-empty or half-full" question is a common indicator to highlight the tendency of how you see things. Reg...
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Jun 17, 2015 12:07
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@ What Does ”Being Yourself" Mean? 「自分らしくいる」ってどういうこと? With native lang

Have you ever felt a strange affinity to someone? I talked about a TV show in my previous journal entry, and in the drama, there is a ...
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Jun 13, 2015 11:03
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@ Your Tough Time Could Lead You to a Happy Life 愉快な人生に変えられる With native lang

Originally in order to distract myself from my loneliness, I made a habit of watching Japanese TV shows before going to bed. When I st...
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Jun 11, 2015 09:29
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@ Why Did You Stop Coming to Lang-8? どうしてLang-8 をやめた? With native lang

I've been re-organizing my friends list on Lang-8 recently. It might sound cruel, but I have deleted some of my friends who have...
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Jun 7, 2015 17:04
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@ A Woman is a Weathercock 女心と秋の空 With native lang

In Japan, it's been said for a long time that women are as fickle as autumn weather. I don't know about other women, but as f...
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Jun 2, 2015 11:26
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I Have a Question About English Grammar 質問です With native lang

I don't know when I can use the word "by" in a situation when I talk about ways and means. If you could give me a few ex...
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May 24, 2015 11:04
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Close In, Otaku! オタクたち集まって~ With native lang

I had enough time to correct several journal entries written in Japanese this morning; however, I could only find one of my friends who w...
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May 21, 2015 23:01
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A Feeling I Had This Morning  今朝の気分 With native lang

A feeling could change 180 degrees by unexpected coincidence. The things could be some people I bump into or just a word I happen to...
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May 14, 2015 10:13
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@ I Can Feel a Linguistic Hint 言葉から伝わってくることがある With native lang

I think words can be scary. Although we enjoy conversations using words everyday, words can cause problems, and even worse, they can c...
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May 8, 2015 11:55
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Should I Always Smile? いつも微笑んでいなくてもいいよね。 With native lang

I was standing in line at the cash register at a store yesterday. Then, I felt grimness from my backside. It was a weird feeling as if I ...
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May 5, 2015 12:07
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@ About The Word "Wagamama"  わがまま With native lang

I have been looking for good English words that are similar in meaning to the Japanese word "wagamama". I know some words: ...
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May 3, 2015 13:01
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What Are You Into? なににはまってる? With native lang

What are you addicted to? Even if you consider yourself as a type of the person who is not apt to be addicted to things, if you take ...
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May 1, 2015 11:45
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About Some Cultural Crash. 文化の衝突 With native lang

The other day, I watched a Youtube video made by an American man who has been working in Japan for nearly ten years. He listed some a...
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Apr 22, 2015 17:38
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@ I Totally Screwed Up ドジった With native lang

I've been having continuous annoying days because of my skin problem. First, something like pimples broke out on my right cheek. ...
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Apr 18, 2015 21:43
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I Have an English Question of Some Words 影響する With native lang

Hello, my friends! When I tried to leave a comment on an entry of my Lang-8 friend in English this morning, I was badly off to pick ou...
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Mar 29, 2015 10:51
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I’m a Healthy Woman, If You Know What I Mean... With native lang

Ever since I learned the phrase "if you know what I mean" from my Lang-8 friend, I've started to think that I was really a ...
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Mar 23, 2015 22:53
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Dear Lang-8, Let Me Know When I Get Gifts From My Friends With native lang

Is it just me who hasn't gotten e-mail from Lang-8 properly when I receive corrections or comments? Surely I have gotten notifica...
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Mar 18, 2015 20:51
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@ Small Opportunity to Make Love? ええ?チャンスがない? With native lang

Japan has been experiencing a decline in birthrate and it's viewed as a big issue in the last few decades. And, it seems like the go...
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Mar 16, 2015 23:59