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    Need translate

    How to translate this sentence properly? It's looks like a proverb, but I'm not sure... :fool"
    目くじらを立てる程の事でもないだろう
    The bear looked at the car, and reflections of fire danced in his eyes. He knew what to do.

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    Re: Need translate

    "It's nothing to get upset about."
    Or, more literally, "there's no need to go to the extent of getting angry/upset about it."

    目くじらを立てる is idiomatic - to be resentful, to get angry, to sweat something
    程の (you may already know that this means 'to the extent of')
    事でもないだろう - it's not, it's nothing, etc.
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    Re: Need translate

    Arigatou, now it's makes sense...
    The bear looked at the car, and reflections of fire danced in his eyes. He knew what to do.

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    Re: Need translate

    There is another confusing phrase I got.
    気づけば思わず呟いていた
    I translated it like: I noticed suddenly, what I spontaneously started to sing.
    But why there is conditional "ba" in 気づけば?
    The bear looked at the car, and reflections of fire danced in his eyes. He knew what to do.

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