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Today's LessonCATEGORY: Commonly Confused Words
PIECE OF BREAD vs. ROLL   パンの1片 vs. ロールパン


  • We use the expression a piece of bread to mean part of a loaf of bread that has been cut, sliced, or torn off. We can also say a piece of toast.

    A roll is bread that has been baked in a mass small enough for one person, like a small loaf.
  • piece of bread  は、パンを切ったり、スライスしたり、ちぎったりしたものの一片をさします。piece of toast  という言い方もあります。

    roll  は、生地を小さく丸めて焼いたパン、つまり、ロールパンのことです。


  1. To make French toast, just dip a piece of bread into a mixture of milk and eggs and fry for a few minutes on both sides.
  2. (a mother to her child at breakfast)
    Would you like another piece of toast? 
  3. I usually just have a roll and coffee for breakfast.

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