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