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2010.06.24

Here's a topic that'll require all the patience you can muster!

Today's Lesson
TEDIOUS   退屈な、あきあきする

Explanation

  • Something is tedious if it's boring because it's too long or time-consuming.
  • tedious とは、何かが長すぎたり時間がかかったりするため、退屈である、という意味です。

TEDIOUS

examples

  1. Most jobs on the assembly line were tedious and repetitive.
  2. Proofreading the manuscript was time-consuming work, requiring hours of tedious labor.
  3. My old teacher would always give me these long and tedious explanations, but you make things so simple!

英会話レッスンMay the word tedious be banished from your work life forever!