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March 26, 2023

チャレンジ – Read the news, cultural articles, and history notes in levels

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短文チャレンジ #3 – About Mt. Fuji 富士山
March 22, 2023
Beginning Japanese Phrases Podcast #123: のですか? (used when asking questions, seeking an explanation, or to show interest in learning more)
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March 19, 2023

便乗(びんじょう)して is a Japanese phrase that can be used in the literal sense of “to get a lift in someone else’s car” or in the idiomatic sense of “taking advantage of”

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便乗する Jumping on the Bandwagon


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