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Japan Times – Phrase 68

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Japan Times の『これで英語が通じた!思ったことがズバリ言えるフレーズ」から


■今週のフレーズ – 68
Is that right?


A: Hamada’s been chosen to open the Sappo‐ro Branch.
B: Is that right? He’s so young.

A: 浜田が札幌支店の開設にあたるそうだ。
B: 本当ですか。まだ若いのにね。

控えめに驚きを表す言い方で、No kidding. よりもフォーマルな表現。
ふつうは thatを強く言う。ちなみに、Is this right? は、自分のした


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Aonghas (pron. "Ennis") Crowe is an author, writer, blogger, and translator. He splits his time between Fukuoka, Japan and Beirut, Lebanon. Read more by Aonghas Crowe at www.aonghascrowe.com

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