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Fun Japanese Phrases

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犯罪者は必ず現場に戻る
criminals always return to the scene of the crime
顔が広い
knows many people
頭が古い
old fashioned
口を入れる
to throw in a suggestion
猿も木から落ちる
Even monkeys fall from trees
聞くと見るとは大違い
Big difference between what one hears and what one sees
一石二鳥
killing two birds with one stone
心配性
worrier
神経質
highly strung, neurotic
ろくでなし
good for nothing (loser)
マイペース(な)
self-pace
情熱的
passionate
一匹狼
a lone wolf, self reliant
完璧主義者(かんぺきしゅぎしゃ)
perfectionist
人種差別主義者(じんしゅさべつしゅぎしゃ)
racist
夢中
engrossed, infatuated
そのしゅんかん
in that instance...
。。。しだい
にまかせる
1.) depends on (it's up to 'somebody')
2.) same meaning, a little looser than the first
山脈(さんみゃく)
mountain range
食べよう。。。としたら
もし雨が降ったとしたら
1.) assuming that (I eat)
2.) also can be used like this, assuming it rains
左折 右折
sasetsu usetsu
left turn right turn
上手な手から水がもれる
From skilled hands water leaks (it doesn't matter how good your hands are, water will still leak out of it)
民族
natives of a region
でんとうてき
traditional
偶然 ぐうぜん
no adj na adj: by chance, suddenly. unexpectedly