pop quiz 0719
July 2019 - answers
on his own • offered to • chubby • tame • recognize • might want to • just around the corner • beat
A: Hi, Paula!
B: Oh, hi, Jim! I didn't (recognize) you at first without your beard.
A: You have a new cat! Can I pet him?
B: Sure. He's (tame) now, but he was pretty wild when we found him.
A: I can't believe it's July 1st already.
B: I know. That means summer vacation is (just around the corner).
A: How did you get home from work?
B: I walked. My boss (offered to) drive me home, but I felt like walking.
A: Look! Here's a photo of my sister's new baby!
B: Oh! He's so (chubby)! Look at those round cheeks! He's adorable!
A: Excuse me. We're trying to get to Washington Park. Are we headed the right way?
B: Yes, but it's kind of far from here. You (might want to) take the bus.
A: Why did Tom move?
B: He was tired of living with roommates.
A: Does he like living (on his own)?
B: Yes, he loves it!
A: It sure is hot here in Nagoya in the summer.
B: And humid. You'll get used to it after a while.
A: What do you do to (beat) the summer heat?
B: I use a fan along with my air conditioner. It is much better than the air conditioner alone.
★ adorable = かわいらしい、愛らしい
★ be headed/heading = に向かっている
★ It sure is ～. = 本当に～ですね.