Depending on whether it's used as a noun, an idomatic expression or as an adverb, 'shidai' can mean something entirely different.
A holdover from Japanese past still makes for a convenient way to express the idea of "at least" in daily conversation.
Sakki no shorui, tsukurinaoshita-n-desu kedo, mite itadakemasu ka? Those documents from before, I've done them over again. Could you take a look for me?
There are many ways to use the verb 落(お)ち着(つ)く, which means to calm down, relax and be comfortable.
When trying to figure out what someone wants in Japanese, your relationship with them is as important as their request.
The word "tada" and it's rarer counterpart "mottomo" help link sentences in conversational and written Japanese.
To indicate the state of a thing or matter, use the て-form of a verb (X) and add ある (to exist) on the end.
The words "sokkuri" and "sukkari" are used to show resemblance, but one can be used in entirely different situations.
全部 and 全部で have similar meanings but are not interchangeable.
Today, we'll look at the Xように言(い)う pattern and some related expressions. Xように言う means to "tell someone to do X," and it's used when a person reports what they told someone to do, like how the mother told Takako to get milk.