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chikoku(o)suru

ちこく(を)する

to be late

Example

from senior to staff

ちこくしないで ください。

Please don't be late.

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Jam Karet

The literal translation is 'rubber time'. It means to stretch time like rubber. Often Indonesians will arrive around 15 minutes late for appointments. With Japan's 'meet 5 minutes early' workplace mentality, this could cause some problems!