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前に, まえに
before [action]
before going to the UK
ばかり
just (just recently) / nothing but
I just bought it / you do nothing but play around
〜ね
isn't it?
Isn't this nice!
ないように
to avoid
to avoid; to prevent
〜だ
The 'copula' : expresses conditions. X is Y.
I'm English.
少し, すこし
a bit...
A bit cold
すぎる
too; too much; excessively
This problem is too difficult for me
たり する form, V stem+たり
doing things like V+ing
Yesterday I did things like watching tv and playing video games.
そう
Looks like
Looks like snow will fall
がる
to seems ~ (of somebody else's emotions & desires), to show sign of ~, to appear ~
He (looks like) he wants a new car.
〜始める, 〜はじめる
to begin/start VERB-ing
I started reading yesterday.
〜は
'topic marker' (also shown as 'wa')
X wa Y desu : X is Y
なので
since
since this is secret
〜に
to, from (indirect object marker)
I was given this by my mother.
〜も
(with -ve) neither ... nor , also not, either
That isn't mine either.
どうして
why?, what for?
Why didn't you come?
けれども
but, however
It rained, but everybody enjoyed themselves.
でも
but
I'd like to make it easier to use but still not use frames.
〜か
? (basic question particle)
Is this your book?
〜へ
indicates direction of verb. Also pronounced 'e'
I will go abroad next year.
ので
because, and
〜など
and etc.
and so on
ないで
without
"I went to school without eating breakfast."
つもり (積もり・積り)
One's intention; conviction; belief
I intend to do that; I am convinced that ...
欲しい, ほしい
to want something (desirative)
I want a car.
頂きます, いただきます
to receive
から〜まで
from ... until
from spring until autumn
しかし (然し・併し)
However, but
But now things have changed a lot.
以上, いじょう
exceeding, above
More than two hours