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Seafood combo for massive profit!

As long as we’re on the topic, here’s another tai saying for you. 海老で鯛を釣る (Ebi de tai wo tsuru; “Fish for sea bream with shrimp”) Definition: To make a great profit from just a little investment of time, money, or … Continue reading

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Bad x great = good!

This is another kotowaza that I learned early and remembered. It’s simple, evocative, and occasionally useful. 腐っても鯛 (Kusatte mo tai; “Even rotten, it’s still sea bream”) Definition: Something of high quality or class is still high quality or class even … Continue reading

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