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For Life
2006.02.28(Review of 2000.09.06 edition)


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Today's Lesson


  • An acquaintance is someone you know, but with whom your relationship is not as close as with a friend.
  • acquaintance とは、知っているけれども、友達ほど親しい関係ではない人をいいます。


  1. a: Who's that man over there?
    b: I forget his name. He's a business acquaintance of my husband's.
  2. In Japan, it's a tradition to send New Year's cards to family, friends, and acquaintances.
  3. a: Do you know a good lawyer?
    b: I have an acquaintance who's a very good lawyer. Would you like her phone number?

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