Knowledge of today's expression will go a long way toward helping you feel more comfortable when meeting with (“seeing”) English-speaking business associates or clients!
- When you arrive at someone's office for a business meeting, you can give their receptionist, assistant, etc., your name and say, “I'm here to see (the person's name).”
- 商談のために、人のオフィスにやってきたときには、その受付やアシスタントなどに自分の名前を告げて、I'm here to see (相手の名前). （〜に会いに来ました。）と言います。
- (at the reception desk)
a: I'm here to see Mr. Suzuki. We have a 2 o'clock appointment.
b: He's just finishing up with another client. Please take a seat. It should just be a few minutes.
- (one employee to another)
a: Who's that in the lobby?
b: Someone from headquarters. He's here to see the director.
- (receptionist to someone walking in the door)
Good morning, sir. Welcome to Berlitz Catering. Are you here to see Ms. Taylor about the job opening?
See you tomorrow!