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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?
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's too bad.
-- Maybe some other time.
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Yes, let's.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Can I help you?
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- By the way, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- I say Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
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.
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.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- That's right.
-- It's to the right.
-- Put on those clothes!
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
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.
Which shoes are yours?
-- The shoes are.
-- There are some.
-- Mine are.
-- Those are.
This design is quite alright now.
This design is not what I had in mind.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
Do you keep this design in mind?
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- That's very kind of you.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- It'll do.
-- You are welcome.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
What's the weather like outside?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
How long have you been waiting?
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- That would be fine.
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
-- I appreciate your attention.
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
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."
Could I please say a few words?
-- That isn't true.
-- So what?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- By all means.
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- How nice!
-- What's the matter?
-- She must be lazy!
-- That's all right!
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.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
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!
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
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.
-- I agree!
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
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.
What do you call it?
Don't mention it.
Please forgive me.
Tea or coffee?
-- No problem.
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
Do you love to watch movies?
How about going to a movie?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
Don't you like movies?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- Again, what did you teach?
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
My grandfather died last weekend.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- God bless you!
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Where do you stand on this matter?
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
-- I see what you mean.
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
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.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. 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."
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
My mom won the lottery!
-- Well, fancy that!
-- Can you manage?
-- That will be very nice.
-- Please forgive me.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- Why not?
-- I think I know him.
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- I see nothing.
What's the matter?
Mind your head!
Where did the climbers go?
May I say something?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
-- It's true.
-- We certainly will.
Are you understood?
Is that clear now?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
-- 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.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
Are you sure the shops are closed?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
-- They surely did.
What did you order for me?
What did you promise to do?
What did you say, please?
What did you teach me?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- Right away.
-- Yes, please.
-- With pleasure.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?