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Every-so-often Grammar/Phrase/Word
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.: 毎に (goto ni) | 2004-03-21 05:03AM :.
毎に (goto ni)
Basic meaning: every
Comments: something takes place regularly in succession after a certain temporal or spatial interval

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.: ~だけで[は]なく~[も] (~ dake de [wa] naku ~ [mo]) | 2004-03-21 05:02AM :.
~だけで[は]なく~[も] (~ dake de [wa] naku ~ [mo])
Basic meaning: not only ~, but also ~
Comments: not only X, but also Y, where X and Y can be either nouns, verbs, or adjectives

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.: -ば よかった (-ba yokatta) | 2004-03-21 05:02AM :.
-ば よかった (-ba yokatta)
Basic meaning: wish I/someone had done ~
Comments: A phrase which expresses the subject's (usually the speaker's) regret

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.: ばかり (bakari) | 2004-03-21 04:59AM :.
ばかり (bakari)
Basic meanings: only ~; just ~; be ready to do ~; have just done/just did ~; about/approximately ~
Comments: a particle which indicates that something is the only thing/state that exists, or the only action someone will take, takes, took, or is taking

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.: ~ようにする (~ you ni suru) | 2004-03-15 02:20AM :.
~ようにする (~ you ni suru)
Basic meanings: see to it that ~, make sure that ~; make a point of ~; bring it about that ~; do ~ in such a way that ~
Comments: Someone causes some circumstantial or behavioral change to take place

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.: ~ようになる (~ you ni naru) | 2004-03-15 01:53AM :.
~ようになる (~ you ni naru)
Basic meanings: reach the point where ~; come to ~; come to be that ~; have finally become
Comments: Some change takes place gradually

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.: ように言う (you ni iu) | 2004-03-15 01:17AM :.
ように言う (you ni iu)
Basic meanings: say/tell ~; say ~ in such a way that
Comments: Tell someone in such a way that he will do something

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.: よう に (you ni)2 | 2004-03-15 12:18AM :.
よう に (you ni)2
Basic meaning: so [that]
Comments: Do something in such a way that ~

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.: よう に (you ni)1 | 2004-03-14 11:42PM :.
よう に (you ni)1
Basic meanings: as; like
Comments: an adverbial form of よう だ

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