Tag: phrases

41 How does the の work in 「日本人の知らない日本語」? 2013-09-14T22:14:20.507

23 Getting your haircut in Japan 2012-01-09T13:32:39.710

16 My Japanese is rusty 2017-09-19T22:19:27.387

14 Counter for chopsticks 2011-06-05T02:53:22.840

14 How would you say "x says hi" in Japanese? 2016-10-14T08:01:46.747

13 Break down the phrase "[失礼]{しつれい}しなければならないんです" 2019-08-30T11:39:51.260

12 What is the literal meaning of どういたしまして? 2013-10-08T15:13:48.183

11 Can のほうが be omitted when answering a question? 2012-11-08T03:08:18.710

11 "As in" in japanese 2017-01-14T18:51:25.813

11 How to say "To clarify, ...?" in Japanese? 2017-02-10T15:30:50.017

11 Is it possible to distinguish between 'cannot'/'does not' and 'will not'? 2018-01-29T21:12:17.003

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

10 What is the meaning of: 「ばえていくけん」? 2014-05-20T03:42:16.330

9 What is the meaning of かい and き in Google's Summer Solstice Doodle? 2011-06-21T14:52:48.923

9 Could you repeat that please? 2014-12-11T16:18:14.047

9 Japanese term for weight gained in a loving relationship? 2017-08-28T03:27:22.280

9 What does 今日という日 mean? 2018-12-26T07:42:21.820

8 What is the phrase for "getting to know" someone or something? 2011-08-05T14:31:58.970

8 Are snowclones common in Japanese? 2012-10-17T08:56:55.380

8 背中を押す Phrase Meaning 2016-07-01T11:21:09.050

8 What could a phrase like アルコールはダメなんだ possibly mean? 2018-11-05T02:59:28.887

7 How does adding なる make this phrase more "natural"? 2012-06-18T01:15:27.223

7 How do you say "I don't want to fail" in Japanese? The formal form of it? 2012-09-24T22:14:36.790

7 What does 腕が光る mean? 2013-02-17T02:34:12.203

7 Questions on the phrase 調子に乗る 2013-11-08T17:31:27.740

7 meaning of "~しており、...."? isn't that 謙譲語{けんじょうご}? 2014-03-02T15:51:57.390

7 Phrase translation: 何を言い出すかと思えば 2016-01-21T01:20:41.297

7 What does the phrase 「あんのかないのんか」 mean? 2016-01-25T05:50:02.177

7 What is the meaning of なめた口? 2016-08-15T16:19:10.560

7 How would you say "I changed my mind" in Japanese? 2016-10-18T12:44:43.480

7 What is the Japanese equivalent of "to pick up a girl" or "to hit on girls"? 2016-10-21T21:24:07.070

7 How to say "I fell on my ass"? 2017-04-20T14:11:58.253

7 Understanding 'ありのままで' 2017-06-14T03:19:16.493

7 What does the phrase "返す刀" mean? 2018-01-07T21:09:27.480

7 How to reply to 「いま、すごく幸せです?」 2018-12-12T05:09:08.277

7 Meaning of「悪いとは思うけれど」in this context 2019-05-06T02:58:08.943

6 How do I say "I understand much better than before."? 2012-07-01T19:18:37.057

6 What's the rule for "にしている"? 2012-09-10T23:27:43.757

6 What does ~と見てよい/~と見ていい mean? How did it have its meaning? 2012-11-24T08:34:30.223

6 How to say: (one) month through (another) month 2013-03-31T15:50:27.023

6 What's the difference between “plain form + とき” and “ta-form + とき“? 2013-04-12T07:41:39.847

6 Why should not put 一 before 千,百,十, but ok for 万? 2014-03-20T01:26:24.897

6 Meaning of 今日も一日? 2015-08-09T10:28:34.793

6 I have some questions about transitivity: 貯める and 貯まる 2015-11-22T09:48:53.787

6 meaning of 100歩譲って 2015-12-05T15:36:35.687

6 What does 箸にも棒にもかからない describe? 2016-02-24T20:43:01.993

6 What does 「歴史を刻め」 even mean? 2016-09-10T10:56:55.447

6 A question about the usage of なるべく 2016-11-05T13:58:28.033

6 equivalent version of 'The daily grind' 2016-12-02T13:16:37.743

6 What does 振り回して mean in this context? 2016-12-22T19:07:57.790

6 What's the 日本語 equivalent of "Wipe them off the map"? 2017-03-06T04:53:57.560

6 How to say "I like watching birds" 2017-06-08T15:39:07.283

6 What is the Japanese equivalent of "at the back of one's mind"? 2017-07-15T02:36:30.100

6 How would you use the 'と思います' form to say what others are thinking? 2018-02-26T11:10:25.937

6 would 「なんとか」 be an acceptable replacement for "something"? 2018-08-13T11:06:41.327

6 What phrase or yojijukugo can I use for Pyrrhic Victory? 2019-08-02T05:39:19.853

6 What does 普段からmean in this sentence? 2019-11-26T02:42:03.013

6 Meaning of 舌の根の乾かぬうち 2020-01-02T05:05:37.840

6 In what contexts can 旗色が悪い be used? 2020-02-10T16:27:23.997

5 what is the meaning of 腹んばいになって? 2012-01-26T06:25:47.023

5 How do I say "course duration" in Japanese? 2012-09-27T05:22:10.860

5 How is の方 used in this sentence? 2013-04-14T22:43:56.553

5 What are the most common words made with numbers,aka 語呂合わせ (4649) 2014-04-03T00:56:40.440

5 Where does the phrase Ichikabachika (一か八か) come from? 2014-05-22T21:35:08.947

5 Analysis of いい[加減]{か・げん}[目覚]{め・ざ}めなさい 2014-09-29T20:07:00.283

5 How to say "I don't know what you're referring to"? 2015-01-26T03:38:39.900

5 未来につなぐ: Precise meaning? Fuzzy marketing buzzword? 2015-02-19T04:57:22.237

5 How do you say "I already can tell (understand) X"? 2015-03-31T12:22:48.193

5 Is there a Japanese phrase equivalent to "Chopstick gene"? 2015-11-07T08:41:37.780

5 How do you say 'it'? 2016-05-01T08:56:58.180

5 I'm called and I think -- the same? 2016-05-19T00:26:42.990

5 How to say "One day at a time" in romaji 2016-05-31T02:00:30.100

5 What is the meaning of the phrase 「歯のたつ相手」? 2016-09-29T16:36:59.760

5 "手が折れた" a natural way to express that the bone in a hand is broken? 2016-10-24T15:16:47.183

5 How do you say 'platform' in Japanese? 2017-02-16T14:41:13.477

5 A term in Japanese like "love-hate relationship" 2017-04-10T02:34:15.327

5 Japanese equivalent of "caught red handed"? 2017-06-11T11:07:59.153

5 How do you say "If only things were different"? 2017-10-05T03:15:15.030

5 Understanding the usage of もう一歩といったところだ 2018-09-30T20:46:35.187

5 Order of complements in phrase 2019-03-28T10:30:10.240

5 What does 三角や四角 mean in this sentence? 2019-06-13T20:21:15.613

5 Meaning of "足生やす" 2019-06-18T20:30:50.707

5 Rain in the city 2019-06-26T21:00:57.153

5 Craving for food? 2019-07-28T20:20:56.103

5 Does saying "私は次男坊です" in self-intro sound humorous? why? 2020-02-23T04:12:31.403

4 Is 東西二つ idiomatic? 2012-02-14T02:48:24.357

4 What is the meaning of さん in ごくろうさん? 2013-09-29T16:32:45.043

4 How do you say "I worked for [X company]."? 2014-05-08T15:26:53.337

4 「春じゃもの」の「じゃもの」はどういう意味? 2014-06-23T06:10:10.817

4 Which one is correct 会社名前 or 会社の名前? 2014-08-31T04:37:41.133

4 Can't understand why "に" is used in "蚊に刺された" or what's the sense of this sentence 2014-10-03T23:23:51.567

4 Usage of 整{ととの}える for asking for a trim when getting a hair cut 2014-11-14T01:35:42.697

4 How would you translate ボタンを掛け違う? 2015-02-18T16:58:30.923

4 How do you say "of good stock" vs. "of weak stock" in Japanese? 2015-07-11T04:20:51.577

4 How do I construct "going back to [verb]" type of sentence? 2015-09-07T15:16:03.633

4 What does あの子、あんなんだしさ mean? 2016-06-22T11:44:28.887

4 Help with おうおういっちょ前におったてて because I can't understand! 2016-07-16T17:59:46.083

4 What exactly is なんだと? 2016-09-05T04:23:03.600

4 What is the accurate meaning of そうですね/そうですか? 2016-10-05T05:48:13.620