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2010.08.18

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Today's Lesson
REPLACEMENT   後任、交代要員、代替品、交換品

Explanation

  • A replacement is someone or something that takes the place of someone or something else; for example, someone who starts at a job that used to be done by someone else.
  • replacement とは、誰かや何かに取って代わる人や物のことで、例えば、他の人がやっていた仕事を始める人などをさします。

REPLACEMENT

examples

  1. a: There's a rumor going around that the director is resigning.
    b: Well, it's true. In fact, they've already named her replacement.
  2. It's not going to be easy finding a replacement for Noriko. She's one of the best employees we have.
  3. If your insurance ID card is lost or stolen, you can order a replacement card for $10.
  4. We're out of (printer) ink again. Where do we keep the replacement cartridges?

英会話レッスンIt's time to wind things up. Thanks for joining us!