Vocab Info

N1 Particle

(ばか)

only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly

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      動揺(どうよう)した(ばか)りにヘマをしてしまった。

      I made a blunder merely because I was flustered. {only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly}

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      社長(しゃちょう)には(じゅっ)(さい)(ばか)りの(むすめ)がいるそうです。

      It seems that the company president has a daughter who is about ten years old. {only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly}

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      画家(がか):「下書(したが)きが()わったから、あとは清書(せいしょ)をする(ばか)りだ。」

      Painter: "Since the draft is finished, all that's left is to create the clean copy." {only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly}

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      強行(きょうこう)採決(さいけつ)をした(ばか)りに、党内(とうない)からも党外(とうがい)からも反発(はんぱつ)(こえ)(つよ)まりました。

      After the forced vote, there was a growing backlash not just from within the party, but also from outside it. {only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly}

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      子供(こども)じゃあるまいし、上司(じょうし)(おこ)られただけで()()さん(ばか)りの(かお)をするなんて…。

      You're not a child, so making a face as if you're about to cry just because you got scolded by your boss... {only, merely, nothing but, no more than, approximately, about, just (finished, etc.), as if to, (as though) about to, indicates emphasis, always, constantly}

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