もっと伝わる即レス英会話 2021/2/22 L81 そうかもしれないし、そうでないかもしれません。





もっと伝わる即レス英会話 2021/2/22 L81 そうかもしれないし、そうでないかもしれません。
Is flying the best way to get there?
Flying? Um,… Maybe, (そうでないかもしれません)
-I guess it depends on where in Fukui you want to go
なんとなく思う、 depend on -, 〜次第である

-Words & Expressions
girls (若い女性たちに対する呼びかけで)君たち
trip 旅行
vacation (旅行などで過ごす)休暇、バカンス
fly 飛行機に乗る、飛行機で行く
scheduled 定期便の
commercial 商用の
close to -, 〜の近くに
take a long time 時間が長くかかる
can be -, 〜であることがある
I guess – (何となく)〜と思う
depend on -, 〜次第である
dinosaur 恐竜
Roar! (うなり声、ほえ声)グワーッ!


あいまいに答える
Maybe, maybe not.
そうかもしれないし、そうでないかもしれません。
「そうかもしれないし、そうでないかもしれません」
Yes.やNo.の断定を避けたいときに用いられるカジュアルな表現です。
えん曲的に否定する表現としても

maybeは「ひょっとすると」という意味の副詞ですが、Maybe.(どうだろうね)という応答表現としてもよく使われます。
Yes.の代わりにMaybe. と
No.の代わりにMaybe not. と
さらにどっちつかずの場合は Maybe, maybe not.
いずれの場合もあいまいな応答となっています。

Are you going home this year?
Maybe, maybe not.

Do you like heavy metal music?
Maybe, maybe not.


Yes. We’re thinking of taking a plane. Is flying the best way to get there?
Maybe, maybe not.
What do you mean?


Hey, hey, hey. Do you have time to go for a drink off to work?
Maybe, maybe not.
OK. Oh, I see you are busy with this then, huh? Hmm, I’ll tell what. I’ll help you. Then we can go for a drink. Hey, hey, hey.


Hey, I gave Harry some Valentine’s Chocolate. Do you think he’ll understand my feelings?
Maybe, maybe not.
You should say, “Of course.” you will. You’re my friend, right? Think positive!


Hey, we’re going camping next week, right? Take a look at this. Do you think it will rain?
Maybe, maybe not.
Yeah, it’s hard to say.
Why worry, you two. My smile, the coulds will disappear, and the sun will come out without doubt.
Is that right?
Yes, absolutely! I’m Harry.


probably / perhaps / possibly

perhaps, maybe

Maybe he likes you.
Perhaps he likes you.
Possibly he likes you.
だいたい、同じ

probably 80-90%
maybe, perhaps 30-50
possibly 20%
人によって違う


Is flying the best way to get there?
Maybe, maybe not.
What do you mean?


Catch us again tomorrow

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