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On words, the eating thereof

If it happens too often, you might want some grains of salt. 前言撤回 zen.gen.te-.kkai Literally: before – say – withdraw – revolve Alternately: “I take it back.” A phrase that negates a previous phrase, opinion, or comment. Notes: This “practical” … Continue reading

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The family business

依怙贔屓 e.ko.hi.iki Literally: depend / rely on – depend / rely on – ally / strength – breathe through the nose / exert strength Alternately: Favoritism. Bias. Taking sides with one’s friends, relations, or allies in a situation where one … Continue reading

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