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Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
-- 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.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- With pleasure.
-- Yes, please.
-- Right away.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
My grandfather died last weekend.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- God bless you!
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
How about going to a movie?
Do you love to watch movies?
Don't you like movies?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- That's all right!
-- How nice!
-- What's the matter?
-- She must be lazy!
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- We certainly will.
-- It's true.
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- It's been nice talking to you!
-- Where have you been?
-- Can you hear me?
-- I didn't see anything.
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- Maybe some other time.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- That's too bad.
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Again, what did you teach?
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- Put on those clothes!
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- It's to the right.
-- That's right.
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
Which shoes are yours?
-- There are some.
-- The shoes are.
-- Those are.
-- Mine are.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- I say Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- By the way, Jack London.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
My mom won the lottery!
-- Can you manage?
-- Please forgive me.
-- Well, fancy that!
-- That will be very nice.
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
-- It won't happen again.
What is America's "Civil Rights 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.
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
-- I agree!
This design is quite alright now.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is not what I had in mind.
Do you keep this design in mind?
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Where do you stand on this matter?
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
-- I see what you mean.
What's the matter?
Where did the climbers go?
Mind your head!
May I say something?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- You are welcome.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- It'll do.
Are you sure the shops are closed?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
-- They surely did.
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- That would be fine.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
Please forgive me.
Don't mention it.
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?
-- No problem.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- Why not?
-- I see nothing.
-- I think I know him.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Yes, let's.
-- Can I help you?
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Come on, keep trying.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
What did you order for me?
What did you teach me?
What did you say, please?
What did you promise to do?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
What do you think about "enryo"?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
Could I please say a few words?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- That isn't true.
-- By all means.
-- So what?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
What's the weather like outside?
What a pity that you couldn't come.
How long have you been waiting?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?
-- 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.
-- For one thing, students don't like it. And for another, teachers don't either.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- It's a pleasure!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- I hope so!
-- You must be tired!