pop quiz 0520
May 2020 - answers
get off • get out • ago • before • working on • can't seem to • layover • got distracted
A: Are you excited about seeing the play tonight?
B: Yes, but I've seen it (before).
A: Are you taking a direct flight?
B: No, but the (layover) is only two hours.
A: Where's Jeff?
B: I don't know. He was supposed to be here half an hour (ago).
A: Let's grab that taxi.
B: OK. I have to (get out) first, so you should get in first.
A: That makes sense.
A: What's wrong?
B: I was going to pay some bills online, but I (can't seem to) log in.
A: Oh, that's because I changed our password.
A: Did you tell Mark about the meeting?
B: No! I sat down to e-mail him, but then I (got distracted) and forgot.
A: OK. I'll do it then.
A: How do I get to the zoo?
B: Take the Higashiyama Line for Fujigaoka, and (get off) at Higashiyama Koen Station. Exit 3 is the exit closest to the park entrance.
A: What are you (working on), son?
B: My history report.
A: Need any help?
B: Not right now, Dad, but can you proofread it when I'm done?
★ was supposed to do = ～するはずだった
★ grab a taxi = タクシーをつかまえる
★ That makes sense. = そうだね。／そのほうがいい。
★ proofread = 校正する