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For Life
2008.02.13(Review of 2000.12.27 and 2004.12.27 edition)

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Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
SPEND (TIME)   (時間を)過ごす


  • To spend time or to spend a period of time is to be somewhere, to be with someone, or to do something for a period of time.
  • spend time または、spend a period of time は、一定の時間、どこかにいる、誰かと一緒にいる、または何かをする、つまり、時を過ごす、という意味です。



  1. a: What are your plans for the weekend?
    b: Nothing special. I'm just going to spend time with my family at home.
  2. I spend a lot of time watching TV these days.
  3. a: Is it hard living in a four-and-a-half mat room?
    b: Not really. You see, I don't spend much time there. I just use it to sleep.
  4. I spent three hours waiting to see the doctor this morning. I wish he took appointments.
  5. a: How are you going to spend Valentine's Day?
    b: Yujiro and I are going to spend the evening in Yokohama.

英会話レッスンThanks for spending time with us!