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For Life
2008.05.26

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Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
ABOUT TO (happen)   まさに〜しようとしている

Explanation

  • If something is about to happen, it is going to happen very soon.
  • about to happen とは、何かがまさにこれから起ころうとしている、という意味です。

ABOUT TO (happen)

examples

  1. I can't believe that my daughter is about to start high school. How time flies!
  2. What's wrong? You look like you're about to cry.
  3. You came just in time. We were about to leave without you.
  4. (answering the phone at home)
    Can I call you back later? I was just about to step into the shower.

英会話レッスンNow have a wonderful day!