English Conversation Lesson 5

Posted Wed Apr 17 2019

April 17, 2019 20:40 - 21:20

7 / 10 = 7 in 10 employers = 70 % of employers
= 7 out of 10
1 in 10 men = 10 % of men 1 / 10 of men
1 out of 10 men
You have a 1 in 5 chance of winning
a 20 %
  • 確率のときには out of 10 は使わない
  • Br: a CV = a curriculum vitae
  • Am: a resume
  • We must be more proactive
He admitted to stealing the money
denied stealing
I landed a job
get
found
  • landed a job と言われた時にどう感じるか
  • landed は大きい魚をやっと引き上げたみたいな時に使うらしい
  • だから就くのが難しい仕事にやっと就けたというニュアンスを感じるとのこと
I landed a fish
caught
cultivate an image
make a garden
create
manage
  • horticuluture: gardens
  • agriculture: food
Complaining lost me my job
cost him his job
her her job
  • I lost my job because I complained
  • I paid a high price for complaining
  • Fighting fo hist country cost him his life = He paid the ultimate price
  • You shouldn't talk about politics and religion
The set of skills you need is the same
skill set