ラジオ英会話 2019/7/22 L76 extend, expand, spread





ラジオ英会話 2019/7/22 L76 extend, expand, spread
L76 多様な「広げる・広がる」
Hey, everyone. This is Rosa Akino. Ah, I’m so full. I had such a big breakfast. My stomach has expanded to the size of the balloon.
Oh, hi, Rosa. I thought that was your normal size.
Hey!
Chris McVay here. Listeners, are you ready to study English more today? Let’s get started.

Good morning, sir. Are you ready to check out?
Good morning. Well, I was about to, but I may change my plans. I heard there is a Jimi Hendrix museum near here.
Not exactly, but there is a Jimi Hendrix exhibit inside the Museum of Pop Culture.
I really want to see that.
Would you like to extend your stay?
Yes, I’ll stay for one more night then.
No problem. Many visitors to Seattle go there. Have fun.


concierge 接客係
be about to -, 今すぐ〜をする、まさに〜をしようとするところ
not exactly 必ずしもそうではない
exhibit 展示(会・物)
extend 延長する
No problem. 大丈夫。問題はありません。

What? You’re about to follow the lessons without the textbook? I think you should change your plans. And then you’ll have fun.


Are you ready to check out?
チェックアウトされますか?
I was about to, but -.
そうしょうとしていたんですが…

I’ll stay for one more night then. thenの「視線を移す」
ではもう1泊します


Would you like to extend your stay?
ご宿泊を延長なさいますか?

extend(伸ばす・広げる)
extension cord(延長コード)「長さを伸ばす」
電話の内線もextension
Do you know any other examples of extension?
Yeah, well, definitely. Something like lash extensions, or hair extensions, I think a lot of people are familiar with.
Exactly. Hair extensions are very useful.
Yeah, you should try some.


I’d like to thank you for the generous hospitality extended to me during my visit to Tokyo.
東京への訪問の際、私に向けての寛大なるおもてなしに感謝したいと思います。
hospitality(もてなし・歓待)が「及ぶ」
So, what kind of nuance is conveyed by this combination?
Well, I think we could focus on the image of your hands are outstretched, and there’s parallel never ending. You know, hospitality is there as long as you stay.
Yeah, definitely the image of the hand going out is the strong image, I think.
A big welcome, right?
Yes.

Our aim is to expand our chain of restaurants across Japan.
私たちの目標は私たちのレストランチェーンを日本中に広げることです。
spread まんべんなく覆う感触の「広げる・広がる」です。

She is always spreading rumors.
彼女はいつも噂を広めてばかりいる。

1). 観光ビザを延長するためには、私は何をする必要がありますか?
extend, tourist visa 観光ビザ」 in order to -, 〜するために」「目的」を強調

2). 私たちはビジネスを海外マーケットに広げています。
overseas markets
So is it possible to use extend here?
No!
Why?
Expand is much better, because it’s in every direction, you know. Extend tends to be linear in one line. This is all over the place. So expand is much better, right, Rosa?
That’s right.

3). ニュースはソーシャル・メディアを通じて非常に早く広まる。

» 解答を見る


1). What do I need to do in order to extend my tourist visa?
2). We’re expanding our business to overseas markets.
3). News spreads really fast through social media.

» 隠す


Now I’d like to extend the big welcome to Mr. Paul Christopher McVay.
Hi. Bye.a



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