HOME > WordMaster® > OUTGOING | 社交的な、外交的な

@Work
2007.11.05

Greetings!

Whether it's your fellow employees, supervisors, customers, or the passengers you brush against on the train each morning, there's never a shortage of people to talk about and describe, is there? So the last thing you want is to be at a loss for the right word. This week, we give you five “right words” in four days. Enjoy!

Today's Lesson
OUTGOING   社交的な、外交的な

Explanation

  • If someone is outgoing or has an outgoing personality, they are friendly, confident in social situations, and enjoy being with other people.
  • 人や性格について outgoing と言うと、友好的である、社交の場で自信を持っていられる、また、他の人と一緒にいることを楽しめる、という意味です。

OUTGOING

examples

  1. (a Personals ad)
    I'm outgoing, athletic, and romantic. If you enjoy being outdoors, dancing, and watching the sun set, I'd love to hear from you.
  2. (job advertisement)
    Seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing individual with excellent communication skills to join our award-winning customer service team.
  3. With his good looks and outgoing personality, he was a favorite among the female employees.

英会話レッスンWe bid you a friendly farewell!