To add to your ever expanding knowledge of Japanese vocabulary, why not challenge yourself and add some idioms? Japanese idioms are a dime a dozen and include phrases that you hear everyday. Those around you will be impressed by your grasp of the Japanese language if you slip an idiom into your conversation!
[あいかわらず, aikawarazu] same as ever； just like always
[あたまにくる, atama ni kuru] be angry； become angry
[いちから, ichi kara] from the start；, from the beginning
[いっけんらくちゃく, ikken rakuchaku] that is that； that takes care of that
[いっしょうけんめい, isshou kenmei] with all one’s might, with a great effort； diligently
[うでのある, ude no aru] capable, able.
[うんざりする, unzari suru] be fed up with.
[かってにする, katte ni suru] do as one pleases； do as one likes
[たったいま, tatta ima] just now, a moment ago, this very minute
[はっぽうびじん, happou bijin] one who shows people what they want to see
[はなきん, hana-kin] happy Friday； TGIF (lit.: flowery Friday, when young men and others would stay out until the last trains headed in for the night)
[まいごになる, maigo ni naru] get lost； become lost
[まんがいち, man ga ichi] just in case； in the worst case
[とりはだ, torihada] gooseflesh (lit.: chicken skin)
[ときどき, toki doki] at times, sometimes