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Kenshi’s gambit

背に腹は代えられぬ (Se ni hara wa kaerarenu; “The belly can’t take the place of the back”) Definition: If something is vitally important, than other things may need to be sacrificed on its behalf, even if they are also important in their … Continue reading

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Try walking a mile in *these* shoes!

金の草鞋で探す (Kane no waraji de sagasu; “Seek with iron sandals”) Definition: Searching for something tirelessly. Patiently looking everywhere. Normal straw sandals break down with use, but iron sandals will endure – as will the person whose search is described with … Continue reading

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