pop quiz 0919
Sep. 2019 - answers
used to live • am used to • I bet • apparently • got to feed • ticked off • could use • suspended
A: Are we taking Ted's car?
B: No, he can't drive. He got too many points and his license got (suspended).
A: Those cicadas sure are loud! I can't concentrate.
B: Really. They don't bother me at all. I guess I (am used to) hearing them.
A: I heard from a neighbor that Sandy was arrested for shoplifting last week.
B: Yes. (Apparently), it wasn't the first time she got caught.
A: Tony isn't here yet. He was supposed to be here half an hour ago.
B: (I bet) he forgot.
A: I'd better call him.
A: It's really hot today.
B: I know. I (could use) an ice-cold drink.
A: Me, too. Let's take a break.
A: Did you and the kids have fun at the zoo?
B: Yes. We saw everything there was to see, and we (got to feed) some goats and rabbits in the petting zoo.
A: Ted seems pretty (ticked off).
B: Yeah. He got a speeding ticket on his way to work this morning.
A: That explains it.
A: I'm going to Tokyo to see Sousuke tomorrow.
B: Tokyo? I thought he lived in Nagoya.
A: Yeah, he (used to live) near me, but he moved to Tokyo at the end of March.
★ cicada = セミ = [səˈkādə]
★ ～ doesn't bother me = ～は気にならない
★ shoplifting = 万引き
★ That explains it. = そういうことだったのか。／なるほどね。