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2011.10.12  (Review of 2008.02.05 edition)

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Today's Lesson
EXPIRE   期限が切れる

Explanation

  • Something - for example, a passport, contract, or membership - expires when it ends or becomes invalid.

    The noun form is expiration.
  • expire とは、パスポートや契約、会員資格などの期限が終了する、または無効になる、という意味です。

    名詞形は expiration で、期間満了、失効、という意味です。

EXPIRE

examples

  1. Our contract with the company expires in April, and we're not sure whether they'll continue to order from us after that.
  2. I forgot to apply for a new driver's license before the old one expired, so I had to take the driver's exam all over again.
  3. It wasn't until I got to the airport that I realized my passport had expired.
  4. We just received a letter notifying us that our lease is due to expire in January and that we'll have to pay a $1500 fee when we renew.
  5. Don't serve these cookies to clients anymore. The expiration date on the tin was almost two weeks ago.

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