ここに名前を書いて下さい ( Write your name here. )
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Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- I hope so!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- It's a pleasure!
-- You must be tired!
What a pity that you couldn't come.
What's the weather like outside?
How long have you been waiting?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- That would be fine.
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
-- We would like to have dinner.
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Are you sure the shops are closed?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
-- They surely did.
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.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
-- Nobody is sure if that is a matter of importance or not.
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- Maybe some other time.
-- That's too bad.
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- Can you hear me?
-- Where have you been?
-- It's been nice talking to you!
-- I didn't see anything.
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.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
Please forgive me.
Tea or coffee?
Don't mention it.
What do you call it?
-- No problem.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- I think I know him.
-- I see nothing.
-- Why not?
My mom won the lottery!
-- Can you manage?
-- Please forgive me.
-- That will be very nice.
-- Well, fancy that!
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- We certainly will.
-- It's true.
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
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.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
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.
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
-- It won't happen again.
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
Where do you stand on this matter?
-- I see what you mean.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
How about going to a movie?
Don't you like movies?
Do you love to watch movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
As I see it, 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!
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?
-- 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.
-- 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.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
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?
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
Do you keep this design in mind?
This design is quite alright now.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is not what I had in mind.
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
Could I please say a few words?
-- By all means.
-- So what?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- That isn't true.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Yes, let's.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- Can I help you?
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."
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
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.
Where did the climbers go?
Mind your head!
May I say something?
What's the matter?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
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.
Which shoes are yours?
-- There are some.
-- Those are.
-- The shoes are.
-- Mine are.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
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.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
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.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- That's all right!
-- How nice!
-- What's the matter?
-- She must be lazy!
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...
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
What did you say, please?
What did you order for me?
What did you teach me?
What did you promise to do?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- It'll do.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- You are welcome.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- With pleasure.
-- Yes, please.
-- Right away.
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
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.
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Again, what did you teach?
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- Put on those clothes!
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- It's to the right.
-- That's right.