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SHORTS   半ズボン、ショートパンツ


  • Shorts are pants that end at or above the knee.

    Shorts are also men's underpants.

    Be Careful! The word shorts, like the word “pants”, is usually plural, even when talking about only ONE piece of clothing.
  • shorts とは、ひざ丈程度の短いズボンのことです。

    shorts は、男性用の下着の意味でも使われます。

    注意:shortspants と同様、(一着のときでも)常に複数形で使います。


  1. In the summer, I basically live in shorts and a T-shirt.
  2. a: Have you seen my blue tennis shorts?
    b: I just washed them. They're outside drying in the sun.
  3. I packed two pairs of shorts and some long pants for the trip.
  4. My husband used to sleep in just his boxer shorts. Now he usually wears pajamas too.

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