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Lessons on particular Japanese proverbs with audio
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Japanese Idiom 足が棒になる My Dogs are Barking

Japanese Idiom with Video:

足が棒になる - to walk one's legs off; have very sore legs; my dogs are barking

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Japanese Idiom 朝飯前 child's play; cinch; no sweat; piece of cake

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朝飯前 - child's play; cinch; no sweat; piece of cake

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Japanese Idiom 穴があったら入りたい to be so ashamed, one wishes to crawl in a hole

Japanese Idiom with Video:

穴があったら入りたい - to be so ashamed, one wishes to crawl in a hole

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Japanese Idiom あけすけに言う say something frankly; openly; without reserve

Japanese Idiom with Video:

あけすけに言う - say something frankly; openly; without reserve

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Hand Idioms Part II

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Japanese is a language full of fun idioms. Let's explore a few Body Part Idioms using the Hand.

These two idioms are perhaps the most useful 'hand' idioms in Japanese.

手がいっぱい to have one's hands full; be up to here (with something); busy
手に入れる to obtain; get; come by...
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Hand Idioms Part I

Two idioms using 手 hands. With Audio
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犬棒カルタ Inubou Karuta

Karuta Japanese card gameKaruta is a traditional Japanese card game based on the Iroha kana order. Karuta is a great way to not only build hiragana recognition, but to learn many useful proverbs. It is a favorite pastime on New Year's Day.

This page lists all of the sayings, proverbs, and poems for the Inubou Karuta card set. With Audio

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