pop quiz 0719

July  2019 - answers

 

on his own  •  offered to •  chubby • tame  •  recognize • might want to • just around the corner  • beat

–1– 

 

A:  Hi, Paula!      

 

B:   Oh, hi, Jim! I didn't (recognize)  you at first without your beard.

 

–2–

 

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.

 

–3–  

 

A:  I can't believe it's July 1st already. 

 

B:   I know.  That means summer vacation is (just around the corner).  

 

–4–  

 

A:   How did you get home from work? 

 

B:   I walked.  My boss (offered to)  drive me home, but I felt like walking. 

 

–5–  

 

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!

 

–6–

 

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. 

 

–7–  

 

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! 

 

–8–  

 

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.

 

 

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