ここに名前を書いて下さい ( Write your name here. )
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My grandfather died last weekend.
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- God bless you!
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
-- 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.
Don't mention it.
Please forgive me.
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?
-- No problem.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- I see nothing.
-- I think I know him.
-- Why not?
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Can I help you?
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- Yes, let's.
-- I'd be glad to.
Which shoes are yours?
-- There are some.
-- Mine are.
-- Those are.
-- The shoes are.
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
I am worried about something.
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
You shouldn't have done that.
-- It won't happen again.
So, you think 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.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
-- I agree!
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!
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.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
What do you think about "enryo"?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
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 do you want to be when you grow up?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- I say Jack London.
-- By the way, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- That's all right!
-- What's the matter?
-- How nice!
-- She must be lazy!
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
Could I borrow your comb?
Can you help me, please?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
Could I please say a few words?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- So what?
-- That isn't true.
-- By all means.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- You are welcome.
-- It'll do.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- Right away.
-- With pleasure.
-- Yes, please.
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?
-- Simply because students don't like to run on the school grounds.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.
-- 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.
Do you love to watch movies?
How about going to a movie?
Don't you like movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
My mom won the lottery!
-- That will be very nice.
-- Please forgive me.
-- Well, fancy that!
-- Can you manage?
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- 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.
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Again, what did you teach?
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- That's too bad.
-- Maybe some other time.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
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.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
What's the weather like outside?
How long have you been waiting?
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
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?
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.
Where did the climbers go?
Mind your head!
What's the matter?
May I say something?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
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.
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
Do you keep this design in mind?
This design is not what I had in mind.
This design is quite alright now.
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
-- It's true.
-- We certainly will.
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
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 see what you mean.
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- That would be fine.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
-- We would like to have dinner.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- Put on those clothes!
-- It's to the right.
-- That's right.
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.