Looking back on it now
Looking back on it now, breaking up was the right thing to do.
like / ish
his sarcastic-ish way of speaking
apart from/leaving aside
apart from you
no need to do so
no need to feel sorry for him
Emphasizing a strong emotional reaction either good or bad
I'm absolutely furious about the way he treats me.
Not only ~ (but also ~); not only that. Used in comparison, juxtaposition, and analogy - literary language. Formal, written.
I heard that she didn't just look after the the elderly man who'd fallen over, she took him all the way home
at the same time, incidentally
incidental to business, go sightseeing
Since, since then
Since then, I haven't seen Spike.
at (time / moment)
today's business will close at 7
"if it happens to be" • since it is a special condition
If you happen to have a large body and strong legs, you are the ideal shape for a rugby player
He was overwhelmed with questions.
When it comes to (special situation), Naturally, (X) follows
When it comes to the cherry blossom season, the park is packed with cherry blossom viewers
In examples such as "Without A, I can't do B" where, without Action A, there is no possibility of B
If you don't obtain the permission of the teacher in charge, you cannot change your registered classes
"It's not as if" giving a reason why something should not be how it is
It's not as if we're going to climbing a mountain in winter, so you don't need such overstated clothing
故に, 故の, ゆえに, ゆえの
Due to, therefore (formal, written)
She also has many worries due to her good looks.
there is a tendency for ~ to happen (and it is somewhat bad and/or a cause for concern)
that person tends to talk more than act
Vn, As well not to ~
as well not to buy them
Fail to ~
I failed to return the money on time.
expresses continuing state
he kept staring at her
it is even more unlikely that ～
even adults also being eluded of this matter,there is no way/it is even more unlikely that children knows such a thing
as soon as, right after
The child messes up [the room] (repeatedly) as soon as I clean so I already became wanting to give up.
no other way to do something しかたがない
この大雪では、試合を中止にするのもやむをえない There's no other way but to cancel the game because of the snowfall
not hard to ...(名詞＋にかたくない/ Vる＋にかたくない）
not hard to imagine it becoming a problem
can't / can't afford ～(doing something)
we can't be relaxing like this drinking tea
I'm not sure if it is [possible/so] but...
It's possible that an expert could do this, but I can't.
Ever Since s.t. changed
Ever since the daughter returned, her aging father has really perked up
Conveys the idea that if something occurs, then a bad end is reached.
If you tell your girlfriend that her cooking sucks, you're screwed.
年の割りに若く見える.= She looks young for her age./値段の割りに品がいい. = The quality is reasonably good for its price.
to avoid giving a direct answer
本音を見せず、お茶を濁した。He beat around the bush and avoided showing his true feelings.//もちろん人それぞれだからと慌てて茶を濁し、話題をすり替えた。She hurriedly made up some excuse about there being all types of people and changed the subject.
suddenly, by coincidence
without thinking, I shouted out
based on the exam results
I never even imagined it
my utmost, at most
try my utmost
as soon as
As soon as the President arrived
In the face of, in defiance of, in spite of
of course she got angry
particularly thanks to
while doing something
getting one thing done while doing something else
natto is tasty, I realized
cannot exist, not possible, can't afford to
don't have the time to
At the very outside
極まりない/ 極まる, きわまりない/ きわまる
unlimited, extremely, boundlessly
私は、彼の失礼きわまりない態度に我慢ならなかった。 I couldn't get used to his unlimited rudeness.
at least, at most a small thing
at least I want to finish
from (the point of view)
from his point of view
only; because of that