How to Use the word Challenge – 和製英語

September 25, 2022

Today, we’ll be focusing on the word… Challenge English, unlike Japanese, when borrowing a word from the Japanese language tends to keep the original meaning of the word being borrowed. E.g., typhoon, kimono, tycoon The meanings of those words don’t change, at all… However, the opposite isn’t true When a word in the English language is borrowed and used in Japan You’ll find the meaning is jaw-droopingly different… First, the word in English gets katakanized, thus losing its original sound… And, then if it’s not totally skewed in terms of sound, it then takes on A totally different meaning than it’s original meaning Thus after it’s re: washing and reconfiguration it becomes WASEI-EIGO Words or phrases like: MY PACE (マイペース) meaning: to do something at one’s own pace or COST DOWN (コストダウン) meaning: to ask someone in a retail store to drop the price or give you discount So, those are just a few examples of how words in the English language become corrupted when it’s borrowed and used in the Japanese language. Today, we’ll be focusing on the word… Challenge

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In this video, we’ll share 4 common Wasei Eigo phrases that you should avoid. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll improve your English skills fast! If you’re struggling with English, then you need to watch this video! We’ll share some common WASEI-EIGO phrases that you should avoid in order to improve your English skills as quickly as possible. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll be on your way to speaking and understanding English like a pro! 和製英語 Don’t Say “Price Up” or “Price Down” or even “Price Cut” All of those Phrases are out of order and just PLAIN WRONG! Instead, use these phrases…

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In this video, we’ll share 4 common Wasei Eigo phrases that you should avoid. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll improve your English skills fast! If you’re struggling with English, then you need to watch this video! We’ll share some common WASEI-EIGO phrases that you should avoid in order to improve your English skills as quickly as possible. By learning to avoid these phrases, you’ll be on your way to speaking and understanding English like a pro! 和製英語 Don’t Say “Price Up” or “Price Down” or even “Price Cut” All of those Phrases are out of order and just PLAIN WRONG! Instead, use these phrases…

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