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We end this week by looking at a trait that Santa considers the “nicest” of all. After all, who's more generous than Santa himself?

Today's Lesson
GENEROUS   気前の良い/豊富な、たくさんの


  • A generous person is willing to give money, time, etc., (especially more than is usual) to help others.

    Something - for example, a gift of money - is generous if it's more than expected or the amount is large.
  • 人について generous と言うと、特に他者を助けるために、いつも以上にお金や時間などを使うこと、つまり、気前の良い、という意味です。

    例えば贈り物やお金など、物について generous と言うと、何かが予想以上だったり、量が多い、という意味になります。



  1. I've never met a more generous person. He'd give you the shirt off his back if you asked for it.
  2. My doctor is always very generous with his time and is willing to answer any questions I have.
  3. It's very generous of you to offer to help, but I think I can do it myself.
  4. (apple pie recipe)
    Bake in a 200-degree oven for 40 minutes. Slice and serve with a generous amount of vanilla ice cream.
  5. (on a restaurant menu)
    All our burgers come with a generous portion of fries.
  6. How could you say no to such a generous offer?

英会話レッスンBe good this weekend!