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