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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.
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
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.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's too bad.
Which shoes are yours?
-- The shoes are.
-- Mine are.
-- There are some.
-- Those are.
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
Where do you stand on this matter?
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.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Don't you like movies?
How about going to a movie?
Do you love to watch movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?
Please forgive me.
Don't mention it.
-- No problem.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
Could I please say a few words?
-- That isn't true.
-- By all means.
-- Which do you prefer?
-- So what?
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.
Do you keep this design in mind?
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is not what I had in mind.
This design is quite alright now.
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Where did the climbers go?
What's the matter?
May I say something?
Mind your head!
-- Sure. Go ahead.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Yes, let's.
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- Can I help you?
Fancy seeing it at this time!
There is something on my mind.
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.
-- It won't happen again.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- 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."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
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.
-- Simply because students don't like to run on the school grounds.
-- 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.
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?
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.
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.
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
-- I agree!
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
-- 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.
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!
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.
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- We certainly will.
-- It's not very likely.
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's true.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?
Is that clear now?
-- Yes, I understand.
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
-- I say Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- By the way, Jack London.
What did you promise to do?
What did you teach me?
What did you say, please?
What did you order for me?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- Put on those clothes!
-- It's to the right.
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- That's right.
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.
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.
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- 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.
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.
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."
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.
What's the weather like outside?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
How long have you been waiting?
What a pity that you couldn't come.
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
-- Nobody is sure if that is a matter of importance or not.
-- I'm not interested in politics at all.
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Are you sure the shops are closed?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
-- They surely did.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- Right away.
-- With pleasure.
-- Yes, please.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- It'll do.
-- You are welcome.
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- That's very kind of you.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- I hope so!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- You must be tired!
-- It's a pleasure!
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
-- That would be fine.
-- I appreciate your attention.
My mom won the lottery!
-- That will be very nice.
-- Please forgive me.
-- Can you manage?
-- Well, fancy that!