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When you think about the meaning behind the sayings “No news is good news” and “What you don't know can't hurt you,” it almost makes you want to go around wearing earplugs - or an mp3 player with a really good set of noise cancelling headphones!

Today's Lesson
SORRY TO HEAR   聞いて残念に思う、気の毒に思う


  • You can say that you are sorry to hear something to show that you feel sad or bad about something unpleasant that you hear or read about.
  • 聞いたり、読んだりした好ましくないことについて、残念に思ったり、気の毒に思ったりすることを表すのに、 sorry to hear something と言うことができます。



  1. a: Gina's boy has been having some trouble at his new school.
    b: Oh, I'm sorry to hear that.
  2. I saw Vickie yesterday. She was sorry to hear about your accident.
  3. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't get the job.
  4. Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your time in Bali.

英会話レッスンHave a terrific day!