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I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- It'll do.
-- You are welcome.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
Where do you stand on this matter?
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
-- I see what you mean.
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- You must be tired!
-- It's a pleasure!
-- I hope so!
-- Well, congratulations!
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I see nothing.
-- Why not?
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- I think I know him.
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- Again, what did you teach?
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
This design is not what I had in mind.
This design is quite alright now.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
Do you keep this design in mind?
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Which shoes are yours?
-- Those are.
-- Mine are.
-- The shoes are.
-- There are some.
What did you say, please?
What did you order for me?
What did you promise to do?
What did you teach me?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
My grandfather died last weekend.
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- God bless you!
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
What's the weather like outside?
How long have you been waiting?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.
I am worried about something.
-- It won't happen again.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- That would be fine.
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
-- I appreciate your attention.
Don't mention it.
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?
Please forgive me.
-- No problem.
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- I didn't see anything.
-- Can you hear me?
-- Where have you been?
-- It's been nice talking to you!
My mom won the lottery!
-- Please forgive me.
-- Can you manage?
-- That will be very nice.
-- Well, fancy that!
How about going to a movie?
Don't you like movies?
Do you love to watch movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Yes, let's.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Can I help you?
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
-- I agree!
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- We certainly will.
-- It's true.
-- It's not very likely.
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- That's too bad.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- Maybe some other time.
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- How nice!
-- She must be lazy!
-- What's the matter?
-- That's all right!
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
Is that clear now?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- That's right.
-- Put on those clothes!
-- It's to the right.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- By the way, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- I say Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?
-- For one thing, students don't like it. And for another, teachers don't either.
-- Simply because students don't like to run on the school grounds.
-- Because students think it is impossible to keep running for such a long time.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
Could I please say a few words?
-- That isn't true.
-- By all means.
-- So what?
-- Which do you prefer?
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- Nobody is sure if that is a matter of importance or not.
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.
-- I'm not interested in politics at all.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
Are you sure the shops are closed?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
-- They surely did.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
Mind your head!
Where did the climbers go?
What's the matter?
May I say something?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- Yes, please.
-- Right away.
-- With pleasure.
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.