pop quiz 0720
July 2020 - answers
every other • hardly • hardly ever • better than nothing • takeout • serious • takes care of • behind schedule
A: Do you get paid every week?
B: No, (every other) week.
A: I'm tired. I could use a cup of coffee.
B: We're out of coffee. How about some tea?
B: Sure. It's (better than nothing) .
A: Sorry, I can (hardly) hear you. Could you speak up?
B: Oh, sorry. Can you hear me now?
A: I should learn how to cook.
B: You can't cook? What do you eat?
A: I order (takeout) a lot.
A: Paul called in sick today.
B: I hope it's nothing (serious).
A: He said he thought he had food poisoning.
A: My wife and I used to go to the movies every weekend before we had kids.
B: We did, too. We (hardly ever) go these days.
A: The deadline is Wednesday, you know.
B: I know. We're working as fast as we can.
A: Are you going to be done by then?
B: We're a bit (behind schedule), but if we work over the weekend, we'll make it!
A: Which conference room can we use? We need one that will hold at least twenty people.
B: Call Melinda. She (takes care of) things like that.
A: OK. What's her extension?
★ speak up = もっと大きい声で言って
★ call in sick = 病欠の電話をする
★ have food poisoning = 食あたりする, 食中毒になる
★ extension = 内線