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たまらない
(1) intolerable, unbearable, unendurable, (2) cannot help (doing), cannot but do, anxious to do, (3) tremendous, out of this world, irresistible.
It's unbearably hot today
に限らず, にかぎらず
not just, limited to
not only women, but also men...
ばかりに
because (of a negative thing); simply because; simply on account of
he was fired just for talking back
ことだから
as always
its him, so he will always finish it
一息, ひといき
a short period of time
Don`t rest now work is almost finished.
~につけ
each time, whenever, either way
whenever i see my mum knitting a sweater..
たび、たびに
each time, every time, whenever
Whenever I go overseas, I realize the merits of my own country.
~極まる, ~きわまる
Extremely; The height of…; Knows no bounds. Always has a negative meaning.
The height of rudeness.
~次第で, ~しだいで
depending on
depending on the weather, we'll go
ことになる
To be decided, to be arranged
It has been decided I will go to new york
ような気がする, ようなきがする
It's like it could be...
It's like we can make it a Curry and Rice Night
における・おいて
at, in, as for
the progress IN science / occur AT the hotel
のみならず
not only, but also...
not only humans but also dogs can have a psychiatrist
だけのことはある
is surely because ~; not surprising that ~; It was worth ~
It is not surprising that the representative flower of Japan is the cherry blossom.
~に足る, ~にたる
is plenty; has value
Adequately trustworthy person
まいか
will not [expresses a little uncertainty]
will [probably not] not eat
一方では, いっぽうでは
on the one hand . . . [can also mean "on the other hand"]
On the one hand, you are right . . .
にきまっている
(It's been) decided; expected; definitely
He'll definitely lose the match.
はもとより
to begin with ... and also ...
she speaks english to begin with, but also french and german
も~ば~も
not only, but also
not only smokes, but also drinks
としたら、とすれば、とすると
if one did; if one were to
If we went to a hot spring, where would be good?
~でたまらない・~てたまらない
so...that one can`t stand it; unbearably;extremely
adj (i) stem kute tamaranai; adj (na) stem de tamaranai
むしろ
rather
rather, I would say the chance is small
最中に, さいちゅうに
right in the middle of
Right in the middle of the ceremony, the lights went out.
一方だ, いっぽうだ
increasing tendency
the number of people with mobile phones is increasing
に際して, にさいして
when; on the occasion of; at (the time of); in; upon (doing something)
When I transferred to Osaka, I left my wife and children behind in Tokyo.
のに
despite
Despite running, I didn't catch the train.
というものではない; というものでもない
Doesn't mean that; It's not (true) that; Not necessarily
It's not true that you can solve anything with money.
~にしたら
if (one had) ~'s perspective
if (one had) the firm's perspective, low wages are good
途端(に), とたん(に)
as soon as, the instant
as soon as I opened the door
邪魔する, じゃまする (jamasuru)
hey, do you have a sec?
I hope I'm not disturbing you.
掛かる, かかる
BEGIN TO~;BE ABOUT TO DO~;ALMOST DO~
死にかかった= almost died
たとたん
See [とたん(に)]
としては
for
For japanese steak, this is pretty tasty.
~ものだから
so, therefore (explaining something unavoidable)
The dog ate my homework (so) I can't turn it in today.
~まい
won't (do something)
I won't tell her
ように
became
I became able to speak japanese
ことはない
no need to
There's no need to be insulting, you know!
~反面, ~はんめん
on the other hand
the reverse
~わけだ
of course, expected result
Of course it's cold. ; As you would expect...
代わりに, かわりに
to make up for, in exchange for
.. but to make up for it I will work later
はともかく
leaving A aside, A is good, but B is another thing
price aside, its great.
致します, いたします
do (humble)
I will present this to you
と言うと, というと
when you talk of, speaking of, when you say
talking of the french...
かと思うと, かとおもうと
When I think it may
When I think that it may continue this way I really get depressed.
~もの
because, should, like to
i cant go because it is raining
せいにする
Put blame on
~んです
explain causes, reasons, grounds
The thing is that my car broke down and I had to come by bus.
をもとにして
based on
this novel is based on real life
たものだ
used to
I used to play by the river a lot when I was a kid.
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