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So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- Maybe some other time.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's too bad.
My mom won the lottery!
-- Can you manage?
-- That will be very nice.
-- Well, fancy that!
-- Please forgive me.
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?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
You shouldn't have done that.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
There is something on my mind.
I am worried about something.
-- It won't happen again.
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
-- It's true.
-- We certainly will.
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
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?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?
Is that clear now?
-- Yes, I understand.
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.
-- I'm not interested in politics at all.
-- Nobody is sure if that is a matter of importance or not.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
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.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- It'll do.
-- You are welcome.
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- I say Jack London.
-- By the way, Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
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.
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 must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
-- I see what you mean.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- That would be fine.
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
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!
Could I please say a few words?
-- By all means.
-- So what?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- That isn't true.
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Are you sure the shops are closed?
-- They surely did.
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!
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.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- 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?
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- Right away.
-- Yes, please.
-- With pleasure.
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
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.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- Yes, let's.
-- Can I help you?
Which shoes are yours?
-- Mine are.
-- There are some.
-- The shoes are.
-- Those are.
What did you promise to do?
What did you say, please?
What did you teach me?
What did you order for me?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
-- I agree!
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- Where have you been?
-- I didn't see anything.
-- It's been nice talking to you!
-- Can you hear me?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
My grandfather died last weekend.
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- God bless you!
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
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.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- Put on those clothes!
-- It's to the right.
-- That's right.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
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.
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- 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?
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- 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."
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- 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?
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is quite alright now.
This design is not what I had in mind.
Do you keep this design in mind?
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- Why not?
-- I think I know him.
-- I see nothing.
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
What is America's "Civil Rights 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.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
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.
Don't mention it.
What do you call it?
Tea or coffee?
Please forgive me.
-- No problem.
Can you help me, please?
Can I give you a hand?
Could I borrow your comb?
Do the dishes, please.
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
May I say something?
What's the matter?
Mind your head!
Where did the climbers go?
-- Sure. Go ahead.