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Why does 皮肉 mean "irony"?

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What is the literal meaning of どういたしまして?

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How is the "のです" working here?

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In what way is the negative form of a verb an adjective?

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How is なっている different from なっていた?

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Difference between 自分 and 自分自身 and how to reflect their difference in English

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How close are なりつつある and なっている?

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How does " ~ずにはいられない " work?

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How does this ように work?

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How to use the inflection "やがる"?

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How to use から and だから as conjunctions?

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Explanation of the expression 気が済まない

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Why does 一体 mean "what the heck?"?

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The difference between 初めて, 最初に and 最初

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Heaven in Japanese

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日本のテレビを見ると、サブタイトルがいつも出てきます。でもサブタイトルじゃなくて。。。何と言いますか?

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How to define 羨ましい?

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Help on a specific usage of こそ

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Etymology of the term お局 and how it is used in slang

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Definition and use of やれやれだ

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Is there a set response to 『いらっしゃい!』?

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What is the etymology of お陰で/おかげで and how does the expression relate to the kanji?

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Questions on the word シクシク

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Expressing desire of a third party using したいそうです

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Questions on the (underlying) meaning of the word お化け

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What are some good ways to say "how to spell" in Japanese?

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Why does 腰抜け mean coward?

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苦手 in describing dislike of people

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What would be the difference in meaning between 違っていた and 違った?

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Questions about ありたい

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