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2005.03.29(Review of 2003.08.01 edition)

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ON BOARD   (会社や団体の)一員として


  • On board can be used to mean “as a member of a company or other group”.

    If someone “comes on board”, he becomes a member of the group.

    If you “bring someone on board”, you make them a member of the group.

    If you “have someone on board”, he is already a member of the group.
  • on board は、「会社やその他の団体の一員として」という意味で使うことができます。

    come on board と言った場合、その団体の一員になる、という意味です。

    bring someone on board と言った場合、その人をその団体の一員として引き入れる、という意味です。

    have someone on board と言った場合、その人はすでにその団体の一員である、という意味です。


  1. Since the new director came on board, things at the office have just been getting better and better.
  2. I think it's time we bring some new people on board. We've become too entrenched in our old ways.
  3. (to a lucky job applicant)
    If you'd like the job, we'd be happy to have you on board.

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