ラジオ英会話 2019/5/8 L23 He’s small for a sumo wrestler.





ラジオ英会話 2019/5/8 L23 He’s small for a sumo wrestler.
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I’m so excited. I’ve always wanted to see real sumo here.
We’re lucky to have these seats.
Yes, we’re so close to the ring. By the way, why do the wrestlers throw salt onto it?
To purify it. Sumo used to be a religious ceremony to honor the gods
Interesting. So, what’s the name of this small guy?
That’s Hiroto-umi. He’s very popular.
He’s small for a sumo wrestler.
That’s true, but he’s very strong.

excited ワクワクしてる 人が主語。 物には exciting
surprised, surprising thrilled, thrilling interested, interesting
Excite 他動詞、 ワクワクさせる、興奮させる
close to - 〜に近い
wrestler レスラー
throw 投げる , threw, thrown
Purify 清める、ピュアにする pure 純粋な
Used to -, 以前は〜だった
religious 宗教的な , religion 宗教
honor たたえる、敬意を与える
strong, weak

I hear the textbook is very popular, and all the people who read it get so excited.

I’ve always wanted to see real sumo here.
want to see 見たい  名詞的用法 〜すること

We’re lucky to have these seats.
席が取れて、幸運  副詞的用法、原因 〜して、

To purify it.
It’s to purify it.
それは清めるためです。 目的 〜ために

He’s small for a sumo wrestler.
彼は力士にしては小さいね。 for 〜のわりに
So the range sense ??? of “for” is a variation of focus, isn’t it?
for の意味の範囲 ?
Yeah, exactly, I mean here “for” focuses on one of the whole range of possibilities. He’s short for a basketball player, but not for the rugby player, or a table tennis player, for example.
It’s a very common saying.

-現在完了継続用法で使われる期間のfor」
We’ve been partners for 30 years.
私たちは30年間パートナーです。
Turn right at the next corner and then go straight for around 100 meters.
次の角を右に曲がって、約100メートルまっすぐ行ってください。、
I’m responsible for product designs.
製品設計を担当しています
I had pasta for lunch.
昼食はパスタを食べました。

1). かなり長い期間故郷の町には戻っていないなあ
2). クリスは年の割には若い。

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1). I haven’t been back to my hometown for quite a while.
for a while, for quite a while
So, could you tell me what’s the level of ??? of this word, quite?
If you use “quite”, it makes the meaning a lot stronger. It comes out, more like, a long time. What do you think, Rosa?
Yeah, I feel it as like, some pluses to it. So I haven’t been back to my hometown for quite a while, plus, plus, plus.
2). Chris is young for his age.
So, this is true. Don’t you think, Rosa?
Yeah.
Why the hesitation?
Anyway, I remain young at heart, it’s only when I look in the mirror, that I get a shock, you know.

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Mmm, I haven’t been to the U.K. Streets of Golders Green, beautiful spring of Oxford.
Well, I’d say that’s lucky for the people over there, wouldn’t you?
Yeah, and unlucky for us.




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