TAKOBOTO

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というもの
toiumono
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
that thing called
There is something called the Komodo Dragon.
Phrases
It's no use your begging him for help.
#3453 Author: dbx

There is no thinking without what is called `association of ideas.'
#3457 Author: dbx

You can't find this article everywhere.
#3458 Author: dbx

This is so called tempura
#3459 Author: dbx, dc

This is shorthand writing.
#3460 Author: dbx

This is shorthand writing, by means of which we can keep up with the talker.
#3461 Author: dbx

This was to arrange things so that I obtained the result already written in the textbooks.
#3462 Author: dbx, dc

It's an absolute waste of time to wait any longer.
#3463 Author: dbx

It's no use your begging him for help.
#3454 Author: dbx

There have always been fashionable faces and expressions which marked an epoch.
#3455 Author: dbx

Someone who will surely help you out in troubled times is what's called a friend.
#6234 Author: rubyhatchet

A woman whose habit is not thinking about others and acting in her own interests is what's called self-centered.
#6235 Author: rubyhatchet

Doing only what other people say. Not taking action on your own. That is what's called lethargy.
#6233 Author: rubyhatchet

Isn't this specifically that thing called illegal immigrant?
#377 Author: Amatuka

What do you know about patience?
#3456 Author: dbx

collect all the stuff that is not to say greedy.
#8564 Author: belajar

This person is the rhetoric of failure.
#3464 Author: dbx

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