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Typhoon No. 19 With native lang

Typhoon No. 19 A super large typhoon, Typhoon No. 19, hit Japan from October 12th to 13th. The typhoon, which is also called as &qu...
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Oct 14, 2019 22:55 English essay
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Unlucky Coins Part 2 With native lang

Unlucky Coins Part 2 Yesterday, I introduced 'jūen-dama' (十円玉 - "ten-yen coin") and 'gohyakuen-dama' (五百円玉 -...
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Oct 14, 2019 22:29 English essay
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Unlucky Coins Part 1 With native lang

Unlucky Coins Part 1 Yesterday, I introduced 'goen-dama' (五円玉 - "five-yen coin") as a popular offertory coin. On ...
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Oct 13, 2019 23:25 English essay
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Five-yen Coin With native lang

Five-yen Coin Usually, there is 'saisenbako' (賽銭箱) in Japanese shrines and temples. 'Saisen' (賽銭) means money that ...
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Oct 13, 2019 22:31 English essay
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En mo Yukari mo Nai (縁もゆかりもない - Complete Stranger) With native lang

En mo Yukari mo Nai When describing that there is no relationship between things or people, you can say 'en mo yukari mo nai' ...
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Oct 9, 2019 20:32 English essay
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Ato no Matsuri (後の祭り - Too Late) Part 2 With native lang

Ato no Matsuri Part 2 Yesterday, I introduced the Japanese phrase 'ato no matsuri' (後の祭り), which means a situation where somet...
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Oct 8, 2019 13:41 English essay
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Ato no Matsuri (後の祭り - Too Late) Part 1 With native lang

Ato no Matsuri Part 1 I often get into a situation called 'ato no matsuri' (後の祭り). Since 'ato' (後) means "latt...
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Oct 7, 2019 18:51 English essay
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Shirokuro Tsukeru (白黒つける - Determining Clearly) With native lang

Shirokuro Tsukeru Sometimes you will have a situation where you need to determine whether something is right or wrong, good or bad. ...
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Oct 7, 2019 17:32 English essay
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Aku wa Nobeyo (悪は延べよ) With native lang

Aku wa Nobeyo Yesterday, I introduced the proverb 'zen wa isoge' (善は急げ), Actually, this proverb has an additional part -- ...
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Oct 7, 2019 08:52 English essay
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Zen wa Isoge (善は急げ - Now is the Time for Action) With native lang

Zen wa Isoge I sometimes remind myself of the Japanese proverb 'zen wa isoge' (善は急げ). Since 'zen' (善) means "g...
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Oct 5, 2019 20:04 English essay
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Kenmin no Hi (県民の日 - "Prefecture Citizens Day") With native lang

Kenmin no Hi Yesterday, I introduced 'Tomin no Hi' (都民の日 - "Tokyo Citizens Day"), which was established for Tokyo ci...
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Oct 4, 2019 18:22 English essay
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Tomin no Hi (都民の日 - Tokyo Citizens Day) With native lang

Tomin no Hi October 1st was 'Tomin no Hi' (都民の日). Since 'to' (都) means "Tokyo," 'min' (民) means &...
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Oct 2, 2019 20:43 English essay
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10% Consumption Tax With native lang

10% Consumption Tax On October 1, 2019, the consumption tax in Japan was raised from 8% to 10%. Originally, the rising tax to 10% ...
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Oct 2, 2019 20:13 English essay
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Hito no Furi mite Wa-ga Furi Naose (人の振り見て我が振り直せ) With native lang

Hito no Furi mite Wa-ga Furi Naose The day before yesterday, I introduced the idiom 'hanmen kyōshi' (反面教師), which comes from C...
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Oct 1, 2019 15:06 English essay
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Kakukaku Shikazika (かくかくしかじか) With native lang

Kakukaku Shikazika When you feel tired of explaining something concretely, you can say 'kakukaku shikazika' (かくかくしかじか). Act...
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Oct 1, 2019 13:47 English essay