The Japanese language is filled with idioms of all sorts, from classical references from ancient Chinese to modern colloquialisms used by college students and young salaryman. Whether you are traveling to Japan for fun or on business, or are living there, you'll find idioms indispensible to understanding and using the daily language. Browse below to find the ones you want or simply explore the many possible ways to express yourself in Japanese.
[わくわくする, waku waku suru] be excited; be aflutter
[わなをしかける, wana o kakeru] set a trap
[わりにあう, wari ni au] pay; pay for
[わりのいい, wari no ii] lucrative; profitable; paying
[わりをくう, wari o kuu] turn out badly for; be disadvantageous to someone