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2008.02.15(Review of 2002.05.08 edition)

Adam and Eve, Romeo and Juliet, Bonnie and Clyde - when man and woman pair up, sparks fly and sometimes history is even made. Yes, Valentine's Day is over, but love is always worth celebrating!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: ジャパニーズイングリッシュ
COUPLE (= two people)   夫婦、恋人同士


  • Two people who are married or dating can be called a couple.

    Be Careful! The word “avec” is French and is NOT used in English like the Japanese アベック to mean couple.
  • 結婚している男女、またはつき合っている恋人同士のことを couple と言います。

    注意:couple のことを日本語で「アベック」と言うことがありますが、

COUPLE (= two people)


  1. We met a nice Canadian couple while traveling in Africa.
  2. The dance floor was full of young couples slow dancing.
  3. An elderly couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by crossing the United States in a hot air balloon.
  4. The landlord said he only rents apartments to married couples.

英会話レッスンHave a LOVE-ly weekend!