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2008.10.31(Review of 2005.12.01 edition)

It's the end of another business week here at WordMaster@Work, and what a week it's been - productive, instructive, and a real pleasure for those of us on the @Work team. Thank you so much for being a part of it all!

And now, we're pleased to present you with the Friday edition!

Today's Lesson
CLOCK IN / CLOCK OUT   仕事を開始する/仕事を終える


  • To clock in is to begin work for the day.

    To clock out is to stop work for the day.

    To clock in and clock out can also mean “to record the time you begin and stop work for the day, such as by using a time clock.”
  • clock in とは、1日の仕事を開始する、という意味です。

    clock out とは、1日の仕事を終える、という意味です。

    また、clock inclock out は、タイムレコーダーなどを使って、その日の勤務開始時刻と終了時刻を記録する、という意味もあります。



  1. We're on flextime here, so employees can clock in anytime between 8 and 10:30 in the morning.
  2. (employees at their office in the evening)
    a: Are you coming with us to the bar?
    b: No, I'm going to stay a little longer. I clocked in late today.
  3. (at the office)
    I've already clocked out. I'm just taking care of some personal e-mail before I leave.
  4. (worker to foreman)
    Is there anything else you need me to do before I clock out?

英会話レッスンTime to clock out. See you next week!