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The following sentences contain expressions using the word “sasayaka,” which usually means “little.” Repeating these sentences will help you remember the expressions and expand your English conversation skills.

I enjoy small things.

(ささやかなことを楽しむ)

We hope this plan will make a small contribution to stopping harassing phone calls.

(この計画がささやかながら迷惑電話の防止に効果を発揮してくれればと思います)

We had a small wedding party with just family.

(身内だけでささやかな結婚パーティーを開きました)

This is just a small present to thank you for being a good friend.

(これは、よい友達でいてくれることへのささやかな感謝のプレゼントです)

I made a modest return on my investment.

(投資からささやかな利益を得た)

Don’t yield to temptation, however small.

(誘惑には負けないように。それがどんなにささやかなものでも)

There was a glimmer of self-pride in her remarks.

(彼女の発言にささやかな自尊心がのぞいていた)

Buying a bouquet every two weeks is a little treat for myself.

(2週間に1度花束を自分自身に買うのが、私のささやかな楽しみです)

I want to give my father a present as a small token of my thanks.

(ささやかな感謝の印として父に何かを贈りたいのですが)

This is a little souvenir from my trip to Hakone.

(箱根旅行のささやかなお土産です)

Is my apartment spacious? It’s modest in size.

(私のマンションは広いかって? とてもささやかなものです)

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