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2012.02.29 (Review of 2009.08.26 edition)

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Now, down to business. Today through Friday, we'll attempt to demonstrate that, as remarkable an achievement as the invention of the phone was, there are still a few bugs to be worked out. To begin with - and with all due respect to Mr. Bell - we submit Exhibit A!

Today's Lesson CATEGORY: イディオム
(YOU'RE) BREAKING UP   声が途切れ途切れである


  • If you break up while speaking on a cell phone, the connection is lost for a short time so that you can't be heard by the other person.
  • 携帯電話で話している場合において break up と言うと、少しの間接続が途切れて、声が相手に聞こえない状態をさします。
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  1. I'm having trouble hearing you. You keep breaking up.
  2. Sorry, but you broke up there. What did you say?
  3. a: You're breaking up. Are you on a cell phone?
    b: Yeah, I'm in the car. Can I get back to you later?

英会話レッスンBye for now!