ラジオ英会話 2019/6/12 L48 He has brought lots of happiness into my life.
L48 「運ぶ」を表す動詞の方向性:bring, take
Hey, everyone. This is Rosa Akino. Chris, are you a dog person or a cat person?
Hi, everyone. Chris McVay here. I’m neither a dog person nor a cat person.
What!
But I have to say that doing these programs with you guys has brought lots of happiness into my life.
Oh.

bring, take, carry

Hi, Mirai! You got a dog!
Hi, Theo. Yes, he is my first pet.
He’s a cute little Shiba dog. What’s his name?
Paul.
Paul? You named your dog Paul?
Is that strange?
Well, British people usually don’t use such ordinary personal names for their pets.
Well, I love Paul. He has brought lots of happiness into my life.
Paul seems to like my dog, Sparky.
Yeah, they’re like good friends already.

Have you checked out the textbook? If not, you should. It’ll bring lots of happiness into your life.

ordinary 普通の
personal 人の、個人の
seem to -, 〜のように見える
-S V O C
You named your dog Paul?
君の犬にポールと名付けたのかい?

call(呼ぶ)、christen / baptize 洗礼名とつける

You named your dog Paul?

British people usually don’t use such ordinary personal names for their pets.
イギリス人は通常ペットにそうした普通の人名を使わないんだ。
always、often、usually(常に・しばしば・ふだんは)

I always get up at six.
私はいつも6時に起きる。

He has brought lots of happiness into my life.
彼はたくさんの幸せを私の人生に運んでくれた。

I’ll take you to the airport.
空港に連れていってあげるよ。

bringとtake, comeとgo

What shall I bring to the party? – Just bring yourself?
パーティーには何を持っていこうか?手ぶらでいいよ。

carryは「支える」がイメージ。そこに移動のニュアンスがちょっと加わる。
「運搬する」「(病気などを)媒介する」

I’ll carry your bag for you.
君の荷物持ってあげるよ。

Mosquitos carry malaria.
蚊はマラリアを媒介する。

So, by the way, a person or an animal carries diseases is called,
A carrier.
Be careful, right. Don’t say career. It’s totally different meaning.


1). (あるレストランに行こうと相談している会話で)そのレストランに僕の犬を連れていってかまわない?
2). (海外旅行に出かける家族に)パスポートを持っていくのを忘れないでね。
3). このエレベーターは10人まで乗れます。
carry 支える, up to –

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1). Is it OK to bring my dog to the restaurant?
2). Don’t forget to take your passport. (with you)
3). This elevator can carry up to 10 people.
So, what else can we say?
Well, we can say, “This elevator can carry maximum of 10 people.
Or, This elevator can carry no more than 10 people.

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Was it you who brought that carrot cake?
Hey, what’s wrong with my carrot cake?
Oh, thank you. That was so yummy.
Well, it was Chris that brought it. But it was me who ate about half of it.
You like it, huh?
It’s always delicious.
You are a magician, you know.




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