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Ellipsis: a very important difference between Japanese and English
Ellipsis is when you cut words from a sentence. In Japanese, you can do this much more than you can in English.
Differences between English and Japanese
First language interference
Speaking Japanese in English words
ONE and ONES to replace countable nouns
When we are talking about countable things, we can use ONE or ONES if it is clear what we are talking about.
数えられる名詞をONE または ONES で置き換える
同じ数えられる名詞を繰り返し使う場合、そしてはっきり同じ名詞だとわかる場合は ONE または ONESに置き換えることができます
Special cases of ONE used with nouns
There are some special cases when we use ONE with nouns.
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"First time to meet" or "first time meeting"?
Understand ALMOST and MOSTLY
The Logic Trap
The Order of Adjectives in English
Live in an English world
Three ways to use -ING verbs
Countable or Uncountable
So strange AN expression
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