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