pop quiz 0919

Sep.  2019 - answers

 

used to live  •  am used to  •  I bet • apparently  •  got to feed • ticked off  •  could use  •   suspended

 

–1– 

 

A:  Are we taking Ted's car?      

 

B:   No, he can't drive. He got too many points and his license got (suspended).  

 

–2–

 

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.

 

–3–  

 

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.

 

–4–  

 

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.  

 

–5–  

 

A:   It's really hot today. 

 

B:   I know.  I (could use) an ice-cold drink. 

 

A:   Me, too.  Let's take a break.

 

–6–

 

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.  

 

–7–  

 

A:  Ted seems pretty (ticked off)

 

B:   Yeah.  He got a speeding ticket on his way to work this morning. 

 

A:   That explains it.  

 

–8–  

 

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。

 

 

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