Tag: expressions

31 What does やれ{HL}やれ{HL} "yare yare" mean? 2016-01-08T12:02:41.940

20 What's the difference between 「いけない」 and 「いかない」? 2011-11-21T00:32:46.633

19 Can you say "half hour" or must you say "30 minutes"? 2012-06-02T01:26:40.080

17 Temperature abbreviations? 2011-08-22T19:24:24.823

17 What does 窓という窓 mean? 2013-01-13T22:23:26.500

17 Asahi Dry Black beer can 2019-04-29T01:05:26.197

16 What is the difference between 出来る限り and 出来るだけ? 2011-06-08T18:08:48.633

16 What's the difference between 「この辺{へん}」 and 「この辺{あた}り」 2011-11-11T00:22:08.827

15 What's the difference between 「うまく」, 「上手に」 and 「よく」? 2011-11-10T01:20:45.247

15 Greeting a person over the internet 2012-10-19T05:56:15.877

14 How should one respond to "お大事に"? 2014-03-24T00:46:14.020

14 Japanese equivalent to ASAP 2017-04-05T00:52:54.497

14 Why is 一日 used instead of 日 to ask how your day is? 2019-07-01T01:42:37.150

13 When and to whom should I use the expression ご苦労様 (gokurousama)? 2011-06-17T15:04:44.200

13 How to say "What's it to you?" in Japanese? 2011-07-04T06:43:13.320

13 How to use ~に同意する to agree or disagree with a person? 2011-10-16T02:55:02.817

13 Explanation of the expression 気が済まない 2012-10-17T03:53:16.670

13 the logic behind "te" in "chotto matte te" 2017-09-20T05:45:52.367

12 What does the word 「ありゃしねえ」mean? 2015-04-30T10:53:07.913

12 このとおりよ as an expression 2016-05-03T17:59:31.343

11 must/need [必要]{ひつよう}がある vs. なくてはいけない and [必要]{ひつよう}だ vs. [要]{い}る 2012-08-17T20:25:07.570

11 What nuance does "ですな" bring? 2012-09-14T04:41:20.667

11 How do you express "try"? 2012-10-28T02:01:54.780

11 What is the etymology of お陰で/おかげで and how does the expression relate to the kanji? 2013-02-12T05:46:49.193

11 Do you also say 「もしもし」 on Skype? 2016-01-17T03:16:20.847

10 word search: voluntary pause between desire and action 2012-02-10T18:17:24.157

10 What exactly does この通{とお}りmean? 2012-03-04T04:42:59.983

10 How would one express an opinion from the perspective of an inclusive group? 2012-06-08T15:11:32.957

10 Translation of 「そんなことない」 2012-09-11T11:29:13.210

10 Japanese equivalent of "Thanks anyway."? 2013-10-13T11:00:51.537

10 Etymology of 天地無用 2015-08-26T00:56:17.737

10 Correct phrase for "I'm just browsing" in a store 2016-08-11T12:46:36.520

10 what does「今夜が峠です」mean? 2016-10-15T18:57:01.020

10 What is the meaning of しも? 2017-03-20T10:19:45.267

10 What's up with the weird word order in 乞うご期待? 2019-10-01T13:49:20.190

9 What does 「ハイきた。」 mean? 2011-11-04T23:35:53.483

9 The expressions 後へ引く and 後を引く 2012-08-04T00:41:22.723

9 Why does ~なんてもんじゃない / ~のなんのって mean とても? 2012-09-21T16:01:23.607

9 How should I bid farewell to a superior? 2012-12-26T02:55:33.787

9 〜くて form of a verb 2013-02-22T21:07:26.723

9 How to say "open Pandora's box" in Japanese? 2013-02-27T23:49:36.480

9 How do you use 「どうか」 to mean please? 2013-12-24T07:40:38.947

9 What is the difference between すみません and すみませんでした? 2014-12-19T16:49:46.310

9 「〜したことがある」 vs 「〜したことがあった」 2016-01-03T08:19:44.623

9 How to say "to do one's hair"? 2016-07-28T11:24:57.157

9 〜んだった to express regret? 2017-02-02T03:21:06.627

9 Discrepancy between Tae Kim's Guide and Tobira in regards to 思われる。 2018-05-20T21:51:05.710

9 書類や資料などの内容の引用について 2018-09-13T16:45:57.433

9 Japanese idiom equivalent to "that ship has sailed" 2018-10-18T21:06:53.963

9 Nuance of the structure "Verb (stem of negative form) + ざるを得ない" compared to "Verb + しかない" 2018-11-06T18:38:51.317

9 How to express the subjunctive mood in Japanese 2018-12-23T12:48:00.447

9 How can I say "With the passing of time..."? 2019-05-30T11:14:54.580

9 What is the Japanese equivalent of 'you're in my heart'? 2019-09-26T13:13:38.563

8 My friend said she says "やる時やる." a lot. What's the translation to english? 2011-11-05T15:09:54.187

8 Does 換骨奪胎 have negative connotation? 2012-04-24T16:42:32.767

8 こんにばんは as a greeting 2013-10-18T13:52:06.917

8 Is それが人生{じんせい} , 仕様{しよう}が無{な}い, or something else the most natural equivalent to "that's life", "c'est la vie", etc? 2014-03-17T07:04:37.477

8 Meaning of ~と言われればそれまでだが、… 2014-11-29T04:57:42.210

8 What is the meaning of あいつはあいつで? 2015-01-05T07:39:30.863

8 "Also..." interjection in Japanese; appending an additional request or afterthought 2015-05-30T12:02:27.783

8 Etymology of 鼻の下を伸ばす / 「鼻の下を伸ばす」の語源 2016-02-02T19:38:12.063

8 Can 寂しい be used to describe an insufficiency? 2016-07-27T00:00:35.943

8 What does ここじゃ何だ means in this sentence? 2016-10-15T04:00:40.510

8 という used right before comma: What does this mean, and how is it grammatically possible? 2016-10-21T01:57:44.137

8 Nuance and conversational use of なきにしもあらず 2017-01-20T15:34:22.093

7 Saying "as if to say" - What's happened to 言う in と言わんばかりに? 2011-08-20T13:04:42.163

7 Correct usage of ばかり 2011-11-15T00:15:24.417

7 How can I express "you make a.../you'd make for a..."? 2012-01-13T04:07:36.897

7 Is ほんの一瞬【いっしゅん】だけ redundant? 2012-03-20T19:48:22.420

7 When to use 早速ですが 2012-03-22T00:29:40.087

7 What is the literal meaning of  ”いいかげんにしろ!”? 2012-06-08T14:09:32.750

7 Does the expression 抱えて生きている always imply a situation with negative aspects? 2012-06-11T18:29:02.967

7 Definition and use of やれやれだ 2012-11-24T04:20:51.150

7 Sorry, I wasn't listening 2013-04-02T22:58:06.953

7 "Boo" equivalent in Japanese? 2013-06-20T06:01:58.807

7 Is "あら” a feminine expression? Can I use it as a guy? 2013-12-07T05:02:52.927

7 "Oh no!" - How do the Japanese express feelings of negative shock towards bad news? 2014-07-25T03:02:32.967

7 Is using 笑 to mean "lol" feminine or gender-neutral? 2014-09-20T03:41:16.697

7 Is 忝い(かたじけない) used in contemporary language? 2014-12-19T08:11:44.703

7 How would you say something is like something else? 2014-12-29T18:02:46.497

7 Saying "you're welcome" at the workplace 2015-07-21T08:34:22.847

7 Word play: "Easy peasy" analog 2015-11-28T14:21:25.783

7 Is 子宮が疼く commonly used for wanting a child? 2016-04-04T13:30:06.907

7 Expression for "lose track of time" 2016-05-26T20:21:06.923

7 How would you say "the ___ family"? 2016-06-20T07:55:27.467

7 "fancy meeting you here" 2016-08-04T06:38:25.260

7 Why does Siri say 座布団1枚お願いします when I told him he is an interesting person? 2016-10-26T20:16:49.603

7 A formal/informal way to say I don't want anything 2017-05-11T11:05:52.147

7 How do I respond to よろしくお願いします after being assigned a task at work? 2018-07-21T17:52:08.397

7 What does 私様 means? 2018-12-04T03:39:36.017

7 Different usage of 普通に? 2018-12-10T01:31:55.030

7 Absence of て in お気をつけください 2020-02-13T08:07:35.363

6 Grammatically correct expression similar to the {~って感じ} slang 2011-06-10T07:28:53.813

6 Meaning of ありじゃないかなぁ 2012-03-27T08:23:57.290

6 What's the difference between にかけてand にわたって? 2012-06-30T19:33:36.463

6 How and when to use せや and its variants in Kansai-ben? 2012-07-03T02:50:02.000

6 What's the difference between どうして and どうやって? 2013-04-02T21:43:57.033

6 Is わくわく waku waku a feminine expression? 2013-07-26T11:17:17.327

6 How Do You Say "I read it wrong" in Japanese? 2013-08-29T04:14:25.183