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Jul
16
comment 電話する or 電話をする to form the verb
Have you seen these questions: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/4006/… and japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/1532/… ?
Jul
16
revised How to say “rough year” or “rough time”?
added 13 characters in body; edited tags
Jul
16
answered How to say “rough year” or “rough time”?
Jul
15
comment Is ending question sentences with の really feminine?
@DariusJahandarie I think that 今何をしてるの? is fine as an honest inquiry, but I think it is not distinctly male speech. My answer says that honest questions in male speech usually don't use の. I still think that's fine as a general guideline, but of course it's not very clear cut since male speakers often mix male speech with neutral speech. (I sort of assume that male speech doesn't contain neutral speech. Does that make any sense?)
Jul
15
reviewed Leave Open 日 and 月: Transition from pictographs to kanji
Jul
15
reviewed Reviewed 日 and 月: Transition from pictographs to kanji
Jul
14
comment に/で as time particles. What's the difference?
@Choko Unfortunately Tim's sentence was missing a word. I'm guessing "Tea is the only drink I have at breakfast"...
Jul
14
reviewed No Action Needed ニッポン? Why Kana?
Jul
14
comment ニッポン? Why Kana?
Notice any other super bizarre words written in kana?
Jul
14
reviewed Close How to know whether カ is kanji or katakana
Jul
13
reviewed Close 「〜そうにない」 unfamiliar usage of そう
Jul
13
reviewed No Action Needed に - same meaning as として?
Jul
13
comment is there a word for city slicker? (derogative)
We answer 99% of good questions. However, a translation request without prior research effort, like this one, is usually considered off-topic. You can try to ask around in our chatroom, though. (For this, you need enough reputation. We can also grant you access, if you create a chat account and give us your user number.)
Jul
12
reviewed Looks OK is there a word for city slicker? (derogative)
Jul
12
comment 「〜そうにない」 unfamiliar usage of そう
As for your second sentence, are you sure you've never seen V + しか ない (e.g. 諦めるしかない)?
Jul
12
reviewed Close How do 何 and どう change the meaning of these sentences?
Jul
11
comment How do 何 and どう change the meaning of these sentences?
This might answer your question: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/8313/…
Jul
11
reviewed Close How to express “Eternal/Endless Love” on an engraved bracelet
Jul
10
revised What is the most natural way to refer to someone when you don't know their name and don't have a close relationship with them?
fixed furigana
Jul
10
reviewed Reviewed restrictions on what 大きな can modify