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2011.10.13  (Review of 2008.02.06 edition)

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Today's Lesson
EXTEND   延長する


  • To extend a visa, contract, etc., is to increase the length of time for which it is valid.

    The noun form is extension.
  • extend とは、ビザや契約などが有効である期間を延ばす、つまり、延長する、という意味です。

    名詞形は extension で、延長、という意味です。



  1. (on the phone with the Immigration Office)
    a: Can I help you?
    b: Yes, how do I apply to extend my visa?
  2. The client just called to tell me that she'd like to extend our contract with her for another year.
  3. (new-car dealer to customer)
    We offer an extended warranty good for five years or 100,000 miles.
  4. In August, the Federal Reserve announced a two-year extension of near-zero interest rates, hoping to calm financial markets.

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