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2006.07.26(Review of 2003.09.25 edition)

Got the urge to travel to exotic lands? Then here's a word you'll most certainly want to take along!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: 間違えやすいボキャブラリー
OVERSEAS   海外(の,に)


  • Overseas means in or to a country that you must cross a sea or ocean to reach.

    Be Careful! We do NOT say “IN overseas”, “TO overseas”, etc.
  • overseas は、海や海洋を越えなければ行けない国、つまり、海外、という意味です。

    注意:in や to をつけて、“IN overseas”、“TO overseas” のようには言いません。


  1. I've traveled all over this country, but I've still never been overseas.
  2. My father always tells me that going overseas is the best education you can get.
  3. Atsushi is being transferred overseas next year. He'll be in charge of the Bangkok office.
  4. Many of our students are studying English because they want to live and work overseas.

英会話レッスンCome tomorrow for more travel adventures with your personal guide, the WordMaster!