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ばかり
bakari-2
JLPT N3 Author: dc
Meaning
just (just recently) / nothing but
I just bought it / you do nothing but play around
See also
Phrases
I just bought that book
#5018 Author: dc

I just got back from America yesterday.
#5019 Author: dc

I have just 5,000 yen.
#5020 Author: dc

You do nothing but find fault with me.
#5021 Author: dc

You're just making the same mistake time after time.
#5022 Author: dc

That person do nothing but make excuses for not doing his share of the work.
#5023 Author: dc

Not only you but also I am wrong.
#5024 Author: dc

My son does nothing but play around
#5025 Author: dc

My mother does nothing but complain about me.
#5026 Author: dc

He arrived here just last night.
#5027 Author: dc

The poor little girl did nothing but sob all day.
#5028 Author: dc

This old car breaks down all the time.
#5029 Author: dc

This child does nothing but cry.
#5030 Author: dc

This car does nothing but break down lately.
#5031 Author: dc

Since in this organization they're all chiefs and no Indians, it's a wonder any decisions get made.
#5032 Author: dc

This book is not only more instructive but more interesting than that book.
#5033 Author: dc

This book is hot off from the press.
#5034 Author: dc

We have just received an inquiry from Kansas concerning your brother.
#5035 Author: dc

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