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25th Oct '15 8:17:35 AM AgProv
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Mendokusai - a new social phenomenon in Japan
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* Can't be bothered/That's too much trouble! ( めんどくさい :,''mendokusai'')[[note]]In its social context, refers to younger Japanese men who have decided romantic relationships are too much trouble, or who in a failing economy decide they cannot afford to court/marry/have children. Japanese sociologists are very concerned about the implications for the birth rate and a consequent ageing population.[[/note]]
31st May '15 7:36:09 AM AndyLA
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* I did it! (やった!, ''yatta!'' or よし!, ''yoshi!'' - no, not [[SuperMarioBros that Yoshi]])
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* I did it! (やった!, ''yatta!'' ''yatta!'', よし! or よし!, ''yoshi!'' - no, not [[SuperMarioBros that Yoshi]])

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* I did it! (やった!, ''yatta!'' ** There is also もらった! (''moratta!'', lit. "I received (this victory)"), which is commonly used when the character wins a fight or よし!, ''yoshi!'' - no, not [[SuperMarioBros that Yoshi]])a competition.
31st May '15 7:33:25 AM AndyLA
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* You're the worst! (あなた最低です!, ''anata saitei desu!'') Shoujo romances will typically have the girl say this to the boy.
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* You're the worst! (あなた最低です!, ''anata saitei desu!'') Shoujo romances will typically have the girl say this to the boy.boy when he breaks her heart. It's use with '' no baka!'', above, can be interchangeable sometimes.
29th May '15 9:28:40 PM AndyLA
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* You'll regret this! / You won't get away with this! (覚えてろよ!, ''oboetero yo!'')
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* You'll regret this! / You won't get away with this! (覚えてろよ!, ''oboetero yo!'')yo!''[[note]]lit. "Remember this!", implying that, whatever "this" was, it'll come back to bite whoever it's spoken to in the ass[[/note]])
29th May '15 9:25:45 PM AndyLA
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* This is reality! (これはげんじつだ!Kore wa genjitsu da.)
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* This is reality! (これはげんじつだ!Kore (これは現実だ!, ''Kore wa genjitsu da.) da!'')
29th May '15 9:22:41 PM AndyLA
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Putting the kana outside of the link so the format won't break
* Oh well!/Aw, man!/Oh dear! (やれやれ, ''yare yare''; adding "[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure だぜ (da ze)]]" at the end is optional)
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* Oh well!/Aw, man!/Oh dear! (やれやれ, ''yare yare''; adding "[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure だぜ "だぜ [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure (da ze)]]" at the end is optional)
29th May '15 9:21:57 PM AndyLA
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* [[DontSaySuchStupidThings Don't say such stupid things!]] (馬鹿なことを言うな!, ''baka na koto o iu na!'')

* [[DontSaySuchStupidThings Don't say such stupid things!]] (馬鹿なことを言うな!, ''baka na koto o iu na!'')

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* [[DontSaySuchStupidThings Don't say such stupid things!]] (馬鹿なことを言うな!, ''baka na koto o iu na!'')Oh well!/Aw, man!/Oh dear! (やれやれ, ''yare yare''; adding "[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure だぜ (da ze)]]" at the end is optional)
29th May '15 9:19:07 PM AndyLA
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* Don't underestimate me! (なめるな!, ''nameru na!"; can be further compressed into なめんな!, ''namenna!'')
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* Don't underestimate me! (なめるな!, ''nameru na!"; na!''; can be further compressed into なめんな!, ''namenna!'')
29th May '15 9:18:56 PM AndyLA
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* Don't underestimate me! (なめるな!, ''nameru na!"; can be further compressed into なめんな!, ''namenna!'')
4th Oct '14 7:29:53 PM Prfnoff
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* You're the worst! (あなた最低です!, ''anata saitei desu!'')
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* You're the worst! (あなた最低です!, ''anata saitei desu!'')desu!'') Shoujo romances will typically have the girl say this to the boy.
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