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2007.03.05(Review of 2004.05.11 edition)

Greetings, and welcome back!

With its unpredictable highs and lows, business has sometimes been compared to a ride on a roller-coaster. This week, we talk about those wildly dramatic changes in elevation that can either thrill you or make you feel sick to your stomach!

Today's Lesson
PLUMMET   急落する


  • To plummet is to fall or decrease quickly.
  • plummet は、急速に落ち込む、減少する、という意味です。


  1. Stock markets plummeted after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
  2. The manufacturer's sales began to plummet in response to rumors of defective products, but quickly returned to previous levels when the rumors were proven false.
  3. The new CEO's popularity plummeted when his plans for restructuring were revealed.

英会話レッスンReady to get off yet? Well don't, because the fun has just begun! See you tomorrow!