実践ビジネス英語 2020/1/8 L19(1)Overprotective Parents





実践ビジネス英語 2020/1/8 L19(1)Overprotective Parents
Grace tells her colleagues that a father came to his son’s job interview, which Lyons describes as a sign of the times. Lyons says some parents today clean up for their adult kids and do their laundry. Ueda uses a Japanized English term for grown-up children who lived with and were supported by the parents, and Grace says she’s heard the Japanese children ride the subway alone by first grade.

Grace heard through office gossip, through information being passed from person to person in the office. Here’s the images, a vine with multiple bunches of grapes on it. I guess that grapes are people passing information down the vine. She could also say she heard through the rumor mill that a father went to his son’s interview. And these expressions can be used about information passed among friends at school. It doesn’t have to be in office environment.

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