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ところに、ところへ、ところを
(Just) when
Just when I had decided to call her, she phoned me.
意向形と思う, (しよう)とおもう
I think I will (do)
今から銀行へ行こうと思います。/ I think I will go to the bank right now.
儚い, はかない
hopeless, fleeting, transient, fickle
Unrequited (hopeless) love
積もりだった, つもりだった
I had the intention to do (but I didn't)
僕は彼女と結婚するつもりだった。/ I had the intention to marry her (but I didn't).
やすい
Easy to V
A beautiful woman is easy to fall in love with / 美女は惚れやすい。
続ける, つづける
keep on doing ...
keep on eating (sweet stuff)
あまり
not really
彼女はあまりきれいじゃない。 She isn't very pretty.
どうせ
after all; eventually; at best
After all, there's nothing permanent.
であろう
I guess, wonder, probably, isn't it?
I guess he will never come back the place.
になる
To become
It's become a real mess!
によって
depending on
depending on the weather, I will come
〜わ
(adds emphasis) [female]
That's just fine.
について
regarding, about
lets talk about the project
さえ
even; only; just
I can't even see it
からといって, からと言って
just because A it is not enough to B
just because he is japanese...
の余り, のあまり
because of too much
心配のあまり => because of too much anxiety
に当たって; に当たり, にあたって; にあたり
on the occasion of; at; in; before; prior to
On the occasion of my study abroad, my father told me about his own experience.
必ずしも・・・でない, かならずしも・・・でない
not necessarily
Big men are not necessarily strong men
に加えて, にくわえて
in addition to
Well, in addition to that, he also paid for the food.
〜はさておき
leaving aside, aside from
Leaving that aside
に応えて, にこたえて
in response to
in response to consumer demand...
限り, かぎり
as far as, as long as, until, unless
as far as I know
として
as; in the capacity of
I'm using this room as a storeroom.
どころか
far from A, in fact B; not just; even
Far from being nice, she is in fact an ogre.
くらい
about, as
(about) as normal as any other guy on the street.
にもかかわらず
despite; though; although; in spite of
despite the rain lots of people came
かかわらず
Regardless of
Regardless of the cost - I must buy it.
ながら
Vm, despite while, although
while knowing that smoking is bad, I just keep doing it
条件形〜ほど, ば〜ほど
the more +V(+A), the more ...
the more you read, the less you know
それで
and then, after that; Due to that
Then, what happened? /Due to a early frost, the apple harvest will be small this year.
みせる
to show
I was ashamed to show my face
下さい, ください
please
Please give me,that
やっぱり(やはり)
As I thought; after all
As I thought, he didn't turn up.
余り, あまり
not much, too much
あまり面白くない => not very interesting / あまり遅い => too late
くせに
although, despite
although he's tall, he can't run fast
はもちろん
not to mention; not only, but also;
He can't walk, let alone run
〜ものなら
if .. is possible, then...
if i can go
べきだ
V, ought to, must
you must call your parents
つつ
Vm, -ing
even knowing I need exercise, I don't
〜程, 〜ほど
the more... the more... as along with, to the extent
the colder it is, the more delicious sake can be made
得る, える
to get, to win, to be possible
I won it in a raffle.
〜に沿って, 〜にそって
go along with; in line with
to go along with the kids wishes...
に過ぎない, にすぎない
nothing more than
nothing more than a rumor
一方, いっぽう
on the other hand, on the other side, one-way
It's one-way traffic only on this street.
ざるをえない
can't avoid doing x
i can't not go [always double-neg]
しか
but, only, just
that's all I can do
かわりに
in place of; instead of
instead of milk, sweetener
〜こなす, こなす
have the knack to deal with something; completely
I dealt with it expertly
に関して, にかんして
concerning; with regard to; about; on
with regard to taxes, most people think they are too high
〜っけ
~?, like か
(What) is it, again?
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