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Jul
22
comment Saying “you're welcome” at the workplace
@kiss-o-matic I was thinking of somebody on about the same level at the workplace but given that it might be different for people inside and outside the team I asked for both those possibilities. I'll update the question.
Jul
17
comment 少し日本語を話します and 少し日本語を話せます - What's the difference?
@snailboat Thanks for that. I'll have a read.
Jul
8
comment Is there any difference between 早く終われば and 早く終わったら?
This is answer is incorrect. The 〜ば and 〜たら conditional forms carry different nuances as broccoli forest has pointed out.
Jun
15
comment “Understand that…” in Japanese
@DariusJahandarie I'm never sure. If you are confident that を is correct. Please edit the answer. I've been speaking it for a long time but I still have trouble in this area.
Jun
4
comment Difference between と and とは
@Unknown Forgive me but those statements seem equivalent to me. (I am an English native)
Jun
4
comment Difference between と and とは
@dainichi Please put your answer in as an answer, no a comment.
Jun
4
comment Difference between と and とは
@l'électeur The examples I gave seem pretty clear to me "I didn't it it would be so big". Can you please elaborate on these VERY different meanings?
Jun
3
comment Phrases to describe looking something up somewhere other than a dictionary
Sorry if the question was unclear. It's about particle usage.
May
28
comment Dear sir or madame… Japanese Mail Etiquette
If you are writing something formal enough to require "Dear Sir or Madam" in English you need something more formal. (I put in an answer for what you would send to a company)
May
27
comment How to say 'in 10 minutes' as in like 'the bus comes in 10 minutes'?
@Choco I genuinely forget if she said にor で the focus was on the 20分 part as I had wrote it in a text message and she was correcting me.
May
27
comment How to say 'in 10 minutes' as in like 'the bus comes in 10 minutes'?
As I have put below in my answer below, 後10分 is incorrect.
May
27
comment How to say 'in 10 minutes' as in like 'the bus comes in 10 minutes'?
@Choco In fact she did, I forgot to fix the furigana. Fixed now. Thank you for pointing that out.
May
27
comment How to say 'in 10 minutes' as in like 'the bus comes in 10 minutes'?
After checking with my Japanese teacher I discovered I had it wrong. Made changes accordingly.
Apr
28
comment 収入 or 給料? What should be used when talking about salary or income?
@Yosh The tax form refers to 収入 as income and not salary. Look at the examples given.
Apr
27
comment “Something came up” in Japanese
@dinogeist Quite right. Sorry about that.
Apr
23
comment 収入 or 給料? What should be used when talking about salary or income?
This is wrong. 収入 does not refer to gross salary
Mar
26
comment What is the etymology of イギリス?
Well found! Thanks for that!
Mar
25
comment What does the name Chacha (チャチャ) mean?
Is this "Cha-cha" name question from "Curb your enthusiasm"?
Mar
13
comment What does 兼 mean when it appears next to a person's name in an organizational chart?
Yup, that makes sense. Thanks for that!
Nov
7
comment What's that accordion style book you can get at shrines called?
That's the one, thanks!