HOME > WordMaster® > EXPRESS(DELIVERY/MAIL)| 速達便、速達郵便

@Work
2008.03.13(Review of 2006.05.11 edition)

Pony Express riders with their cowboy hats flapping in the wind no longer crisscross the American continent, but their spirit rides on!

Today's Lesson
EXPRESS (DELIVERY/MAIL)   速達便、速達郵便

Explanation

  • Express delivery or express mail is a service for sending documents or packages that is faster than the post office's regular service.

    To send documents or packages express is to send them by express delivery.
  • express deliveryexpress mail とは、通常よりも早く、文書や荷物を送る配達方法のことです。

    send documents または packages express と言うと、文書や荷物を速達で送る、という意味になります。

EXPRESS (DELIVERY/MAIL)

examples

  1. (advertisement)
    With our same-day express delivery service, your urgent documents get there faster than ever - guaranteed!
  2. (at the post office)
    CUSTOMER: This package needs to arrive as soon as possible. Don't you have anything faster?
    CLERK: Well, there's overnight express mail. That would get it there by sometime tomorrow afternoon.
  3. Postage will be $2.70, or $4.20 if you send it express.

英会話レッスンWe'll get tomorrow's edition to you real soon - guaranteed!