という ( = toiu ) + こと/と/わけ/もの/のに / ば( = koto/to/wake/mono/noni/ba) ,etc.

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:maggie-small: 「皆さん、今日は私の誕生日だというのにケーキもないのですか?」

= Minasan kyou wa watashi no tanjoubi da to iu noni keiki mo naino desu ka?

“It’s my birthday today, everyone! But you don’t even have a cake for me???”

:roll: 「先生、ケーキというケーキはさっきみんな食べたじゃないですか!」

= Sensei, keiki to iu keiki wa sakki minna tabeta ja nai desu ka!

“Miss, but you just ate all the cakes we had!”

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Slang: アバウト & 細かい ( = Abauto & Komakai) + Some Twitter words

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「日本なう!」

= Nihon nau! 

(Twitter lingo) meaning “I’m in <JAPAN> right now!”

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:o 「右と左、どっちが欲しい?

= Migi to hidari docchi ga hoshii?

=  “Which one do you want? The Right one or the left one?”

:maggie-small: 「右!!3ミリ位長いから…」

= Migi!! Sanmiri gurai nagai kara…

“The right one! ‘Cause it’s about 3mm longer….”

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頻度 ( = hindo) Frequency

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:evil: 「さっき食べたばかりじゃない!一日に何回食べたらいいの!」

(=Sakki tabeta bakarija nai! Ichinichi ni nankai tabetara iino!)

“You just ate! How many time a day do you need to eat?”

:maggie-small: 「一日5( or 五)食じゃ足りないよ!」

(=Ichinichi goshoku ja tarinaiyo!)

“Just five meals a day is not enough!”

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How to use「 もんか」「もんだ」「(だ)なんて」( = monka / monda/ (da)nante)

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:roll:   「たった、8ヶ月でこのブログが終わりだなんて誰が信じると思うの?」

= Tatta hachikagetsu de kono burogu ga owarida nante dare ga shinjiru to omou no?

“Who would believe that this blog would finish in just eight months.”

:maggie-small: 「でも、人って案外と信じるもんだよ。」

= Demo hitotte angai to shinnjiru mon dayo.

“But more than you imagine, people are supposed to believe it.”

!nemui! 「そういうもんかなあ…」

= Souiu mon ka naa..

“I wonder if it is true…”

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