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2008.10.28(Review of 2001.03.06 edition)

If you think these words are the same in English and Japanese, then take an especially good look at today's edition, because it was written especially for people like you!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: ジャパニーズイングリッシュ
SHIRT / SUIT   シャツ/スーツ


  • The English words shirt and suit have the same meaning as the Japanese words シャツ and スーツ.

    Be Careful! We add an “s” to the ends of these words only when talking about two or more shirts or suits.
  • shirtsuit は、日本語と同じくそのまま「シャツ」と「スーツ」という意味です。

    注意:日本語では「シャツ」、「スーツ」と言いますが、英語では複数の場合のみ、 shirtssuits のように最後に s をつけます。



  1. You look nice in that shirt.
  2. I'm only packing two shirts, since I'll only be gone for three days.
  3. How much does it cost to have a suit dry cleaned?
  4. Three-piece suits are quite common among Wall Street executives.

英会話レッスンBe sure to look your best today!