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Example sentences Travel English 特派員直伝とらべる英会話「聞く」は英語で…


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The following sentences contain expressions featuring the word “聞く,” which is read as “kiku” and usually means “hear.” We hope you’ll remember the following expressions after repeating them to help expand your English conversation skills.

I’m all ears.

(聞いています。)

That’s an event I’ve never heard of.

(聞いたことのない催しだな)

I found some nice clothes, but I gave up on buying them after I heard the price.

(素敵な服を見つけたが、値段を聞いてあきらめた)

I heard someone say his conduct is exemplary, which is ridiculous.

(品行方正が聞いてあきれる)

My boyfriend does whatever I want.

(彼は私の言うことを何でも聞いてくれる)

My daughter always turns a deaf ear to whatever I say.

(娘は私の言うことに聞く耳を持たない)

My ears perked up as I overheard a whispered conversation.

(ひそひそ話に聞き耳を立てた)

I went to Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, to visit Jodogahama beach, which is known among travelers.

(旅人の間で噂に聞く浄土ヶ浜を見に、岩手県宮古市を訪れた)

A little bird told me what my first love is up to now.

(初恋の女の子の消息を風の便りに聞いた)

“Do you know the nickname of Toshiro Miyazaki, a player for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars? It’s the Yokohama Pooh Bear.” “Really? That’s news to me.”

(「横浜DeNAベイスターズの宮崎敏郎選手のあだ名はハマのプーさんだって知ってた?」「へえ。初めて聞いた」)

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