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2002.04.05

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Today's Lesson
OVERTIME   残業

Explanation

  • Overtime is time spent working at the office outside regular working hours and for which employees often receive extra pay.
  • overtime は、所定の就業時間外に働くこと、つまり残業のことです。残業代が支払われることが多いです。

英会話レッスン

examples

  1. Do you get paid for overtime?
  2. I hope my new supervisor doesn't expect me to work a lot of overtime.
  3. I've had to work overtime every day this week. It's our busiest time of year.
  4. New employees often put in a lot of overtime until they get used to their jobs.

Leave work at a reasonable time today - enjoy the weekend!!