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19:09 Aug 24, 2000
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Art/Literary
English term or phrase: "For he's a jolly good fellow"
The original was from English nobel, I heard. But, people use this like a proverb.
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na“こいつええ奴だ!” Troy Fowler


  

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21 hrs
“こいつええ奴だ!” 


Explanation:
Jolly good fellow: ええ奴
'For he's' is used to identicate the person, so I thought an informal form of : 'この人' or 'こいつ’ would work best.

This is my best guess. The phrase is from an old (drinking) song used to celebrate someoneelse's good fortune.

In it's entirety, it goes:
'For He's a jolly good fellow, that no one else can deny.'

Hope this helps...

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Troy Fowler

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