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For Life
2005.11.29(Review of 2002.03.08 edition)

Hello! This week's Tuesday edition has a strong American flavor to it. Today the WordMaster gets casual and comfortable!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: ジャパニーズイングリッシュCATEGORY: 間違えやすいボキャブラリー
(BLUE) JEANS   (ブルー)ジーンズ


  • Jeans are tough, casual pants made of denim.

    Blue jeans are made of blue denim.

    Be Careful[1]! The word jeans, like the word “pants”, is usually plural, even when talking about only ONE piece of clothing.

    Be Careful[2]! “G-pan” (ジーパン) is Japanese-English.
  • jeans は、デニム生地でできた丈夫でカジュアルなズボンのことです。

    blue jeans は、青いデニム生地でできたジーンズのことです。

    注意[1]:jeans は、pants と同様に(1着の場合でも)常に複数形にします。



  1. I hear that a lot of IT companies let their employees wear jeans at the office.
  2. Do you think these designer jeans are worth the price?
  3. I never feel more relaxed than when I'm wearing a T-shirt and my favorite pair of blue jeans.

英会話レッスンSaying farewell is never easy - kind of like throwing away an old pair of blue jeans!