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What is それ referring to in this narration?
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Not 100% sure on this, but I believe それ refers to their 笑顔 and not his previous statement. I think it’s more likely that それ would come right after what is being referred to, and so the placement of ...

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Meaning of 頑張りすぎた
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I'm not native, but from my experience, 頑張り is pretty much always positive. I would think it means something like, "You did very well on this speech," so yes, just a simple well done, as you said. ...

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Is there a word or phrase for "run around"?
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I noticed that your original definition of doing things freely does not apply to all of your examples. For that definition, though, using 勝手 ("one's own convenience/way") may work well. For example: ...

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