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Meaning of っつーかなんつーか

I have difficulty to understand っつーか in the following context 身体に良くないと思うけど」 「好きっつーかなんつーか」   オレはカップ形状のものを手に取って、それから値札を見る。 I don’t think it’s really good for the body though.” “Eh, I was ...
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Meaning and nuance of 身を包む

I found the sentence バスから降りた、制服に身を包んだ少年少女たちは全員この門をくぐり抜けていく。 translated as: All the boys and girls in uniform got off the bus and passed through the gate. What would be the difference with ...
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Diffeence between てばかり(は/も)いられない and てはいられない

I would like to know the difference and usage (frequency, oral/written) for てばかりはいられない with regards to てはいられない Both seem to be pretty close: 人生そんなに長くないのだから待ってばかりはいられない。 Life is short so I can’t ...
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Use of その 結果 as "as a result'

I would like to know the use of その結果 "as a result" Is it formal ? Use in written language ? Could it be replaced with some other expressions like "それで” ? 三ヶ月ダイエットを続けた。その結果、5キロやせた。 I continued my ...