me (tanigawa) wrote in linguaphiles,

studying for N1 (Japanese)

Hey all,

So, I'm currently studying for the JLPT level 1, and am using the 日本語総まとめ reading comprehension book. In a practice paragraph, the sentence that I've underlined is really throwing me off:


Can somebody shed some light on this? "If you put the brakes on your curiosity, without being able to say 'I don't know', and that's embarrassing..." Ugh. I have no idea.

Thanks in advance!
Tags: japanese

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