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What is the significance of はin this sentence?

一年に四回はりょ行します.
My teacher explained it to me but I didn't completely understand it.

For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    I think that I am going to explain the same thing with your teacher though....
    Particle 'は' indicates the function of the preceding word '四回'.It indicates the topic. Therefore, th word preceding は often becomes a subject. は is translated into English as "as for..., talking about..." etc.

    eg) Watashi wa John desu. = Talking about me I am John.
    Seeko-san wa Nihon jin desu. = As for Seeko she is Japanese.

    Hence, you might be able to understand は which is in the sentence you pasted as follows.
    Taking about four times it is frequency of my trip in a year.
    or
    As for four times it is frequency of my trip in a year.

    Does it make a sense for you??...

    一年に、四回は旅行します。
    ↑This is the correct sentence.

    At least four times, I will travel between 1 year.
    ↑Meaning is similar.

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