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Today's Lesson
(your) TURN   (あなたの)番


  • When two or more people do something one person after the other, someone's turn is their time to do it.
  • someone's turn とは、複数の人が交代で何かをする時に、その人の順番になる、という意味です。

(your) TURN


  1. It's your turn to do the dishes. I did them last night.
  2. (playing cards)
    a: Who's turn is it?
    b: We're going clockwise around the table, so it's Lisa's turn.
  3. (doing “suika-wari” at a party)
    1st CHILD: I want to try!
    2nd CHILD: No, I want to do it!
    ADULT: Don't worry. Everyone will get a turn.
  4. (at a bank)
    CUSTOMER: I'm in rather a hurry.
    TELLER: I'm sorry, but you'll just have to take a number and wait for your turn.
  5. (playing a board game)
    Hey, I think you skipped my turn. I was supposed to roll the dice after Haruko.

英会話レッスンTake care!