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For Life
2008.01.16(Review of 2004.09.07 edition)

Here are two words that sum up this week's theme very nicely!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオムCATEGORY: 間違いやすいボキャブラリー
TIME FLIES   光陰矢の如し


  • Time flies means that time passes quickly.

    Be Careful! The past tense of “fly” is “flew”.
  • time flies は、時間はすぐに過ぎてゆく、つまり、光陰矢の如し、という意味です。

    注意:fly の過去形は flew です。



  1. Time flies when you're having fun!
  2. a: Look at the time! It's already 5 o'clock!
    b: My! How time flies!
  3. (two passengers on a plane)
    a: I can't believe we're already there!
    b: Neither can I. The time flew so quickly! I really enjoyed talking with you.

英会話レッスンGotta go!