TAKOBOTO

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はもとより
hamotoyori
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
to begin with ... and also ...
she speaks english to begin with, but also french and german
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Phrases
In fact, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
#3374 Author: dc

We know they suffer from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, but they are also troubled by various forms of discrimination.
#602 Author: Amatuka

To begin with she can speak english beyond that she also even speaks french and chinese.
#603 Author: Amatuka

There were many kinds of cartoon has came frequently.it begins with child,as well as often used to see economic and history for adult.
#7138 Author: sureshnihon

Let alone a marathon, I can't even run 100m!
#7045 Author: hua

He washes the dishes as well as cooking.
#8175 Author: karekano

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