Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is adjective fine, close.
A man carelessly forgot to inform his boss about their new schedule.
a How is the project going?
b So far so good.
a Really? I heard that one of our clients asked you if we could reschedule the upcoming meeting.
b Don't worry. Everything is fine. I have already inform someone concerned about the schedule.
a But, how come this is the first I heard of such a change. I 'm involved too, right?
b Yes, I should have informed you. I 'm really sorry.
a Please be more careful.
key sentence is Everthing is fine.
fine means healty and feeling well, satisfactory, of very high quality.
The kids are just fine. Thanks for asking.
Take-out pizza is fine with me.
Many people invest in precious metals like fine gold, silver and platinum.
Story is Two person are talking about one's dressing formally.
a Hi, there, I like your new jacket.
b Thanks, I'm happy to hear that.
a By the way, Why were you dressed like that today?
b I`m going to have a job interview this afternoon, so I need to dress formally. What was that?
a Oh, bird droppings.
b Well, that was close! That pigeon almost ruined my jacket and my job interview!
a Looks like it is your lucky day.
b Yes, I hope the luck stays with me for the interview, too!
Key sentence is That was close.
close means only a short distance, uncomfortablly humid or airless, intimate term, close relative.
I live near the Nissan Stadium.
I live close to the Nissan Stadium.
Fortunately my ex-wife and I are really close now.
They are close friends.
He was uncomfortably close to me.
There are good tips today's class
have a sweet tooth 甘党
He asked her to borrow the pass.
He asked her to lend him the pass.
what's different hobby from pastime?
hobby requires some skill.