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theatrical performance given in English
work, job, business, occupation, employment, vocation, task, work
splendid, nice, wonderful, delicious, sweet, sufficient, fine (in the sense of 'I'm fine'), (by implication) no thank you, well enough, OK, tolerable
what, how many, you-know-what, that
I, me, you (used toward people of equal or lower status)
store, shop, establishment, restaurant
honorific pluralizing suffix (used only for people), around (the time that, etc.), about
many, much, largely, abundantly, mostly
to apportion, to share
counter for stories, episodes of TV series, etc.
next (e.g. 'next April'), forthcoming, coming, to come, to arrive, to be due to
to die, to pass away, to lose spirit, to lose vigor, to look dead, to cease, to stop
clothes (esp. Western clothes), counter for doses of medicine, gulps of tea, drags of a cigarette, etc.
-phil, -phile, enthusiast (for), love (of), being attractive (to), to tend to be liked (by)
I love it.
Chinese characters, kanji
study, diligence, discount, reduction
to reread, to read again
year (e.g. AD), counter for years
little by little, a little for each, gradually
question (e.g. on a test), problem, problem (e.g. societal, political), question, issue, subject (e.g. of research), case, matter, question (i.e. doub...
hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle
now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately, (one) more
to drop a few lines
old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
written inquiry, written enquiry
daddy's girl, daddy's boy, child strongly attached to its father
to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge, to look after, to keep an eye on, to take c...
please give me, please do for me
to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. 'the alarm went ping'), to make a noise
hour, o'clock, (specified) time, when ..., during ...
lively, full of spirit, energetic, vigorous, vital, spirited, healthy, well, fit, in good health
today, this day, these days, recently, nowadays
to teach, to inform, to instruct
to think, to consider, to believe, to think (of doing), to plan (to do), to judge, to assess, to regard
most recent, these days, right now, recently, nowadays
common species, cosmopolitan
living, life (one's daily existence), livelihood
star shop assistant, famous salesperson
moderate, proper, just right
clothing, clothes, kimono (or other trad. Japanese clothing)
to pay (e.g. money, bill), to brush off, to wipe away, to clear away, to dust off, to cut off (e.g. branches), to drive away (e.g. one's competitors)
Dark Ages, dark age
ex-girlfriend, old girlfriend
to show, to display
(my) daughter, girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
I, me, you, manservant
simple, easy, uncomplicated, brief, quick, light
happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
thought, imagination, mind, heart, desire, wish, hope, expectation
traditional food, ancestral food
sign of life, human presence, humanity, humaneness
feeling, sense, impression
emotion, feeling, feelings, sentiment
several, a number of, number, numeral, figure, destiny, fate
living, being alive, freshness, liveliness, vitality, situation in which a group of stones cannot be captured because it contains contains two or more...
day of month, counter for days
ex-, former, old
coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the sun or moon), attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on, start, beginning
shutter street (street with many closed-down shops or offices)
other (place, thing, person), the rest, outside, beyond, nothing except, nothing but, nothing apart from, nothing aside from, no choice (but to)
fragment, splinter, wane (of the moon)
early in the morning
muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string
carefully, with caution, with great care
greeting, greetings, salutation, salute, polite set phrase used when meeting or parting from somebody, polite set phrase used to express apology, symp...
shape, form, figure, posture, pose, appearance, state, situation
once and for all, completely, spotlessly
reality, actuality, hard fact
for example, e.g.
aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
tension, mental strain, nervousness
association, socializing, socialising, fellowship
happy, glad, pleasant
next (year, etc.), since (last month, etc.)
overseas inspection, tour of inspection abroad
weather balloon, sounding balloon, observation balloon, espionage balloon, spy balloon, trial balloon
elementary school student, primary school student, grade school student
standard, basis, criterion, norm, reference, datum
to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, t...
census-taking, examining family registers
Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a villa...
feudal lord, mansion, palace
the best one can do, one's best effort, with all one's might, to the best of one's ability
block (of land)
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