海外で通じない！？日本でよく使う カタカナ英語 をまとめました。
(UK) Better put your wellies on, it looks like rain.
(USA) It's amazing how many colors rubber boots come in these days.
(UK) I love your colourful waistcoat!
(USA) My father always wears a vest to work.
(UK) He always irons his trousers after washing them.
(USA) It's too hot to wear pants today.
(UK) What do you think of my new Nike trainers?
(USA) My sneakers are really comfortable.
(UK) This jumper is getting a little too tight. I need to lose weight.
(USA) How many sweaters do you have in your closet?
(B) Food and Drink
(UK) My gran loves to dunk her biscuits in her tea.
(USA) Chocolate cookies are my favorite treat when I'm alone.
(UK) My mother-in-law grows aubergines every summer.
(USA) I wonder how eggplants got their name?
(UK) I heard he eats 5 packets of crisps every day.
(USA) We need to buy some potato chips for the party tomorrow.
(UK) I eat chips with everything.
(USA) Would you like fries with that?
(UK) Can you pick me up some minced meat at the supermarket?
(USA) It's best to use the best quality ground meat you can afford.
(C) Places Around Town
(UK) Our youngest starts primary school next year.
(USA) I have wonderful memories of elementary school.
(UK) People don't go the cinema as often as before.
(USA) There is a new movie theater opening up next week.
(UK) There was a terrible accident at this junction last year.
(USA) This is a very busy intersection.
(UK) I'm proud to say I went to a state school.
(USA) Did he graduate from a public school?
(UK) A lot of our politicians come from public schools.
(USA) It costs a lot of money to attend a private school.
(D) Common Expressions
(UK) I'll give you a lift if you want.
(USA) Can you give me a ride home?
(UK) Do you know where I can have someone mend my car?
(USA) My brother can repair it for a very reasonable price.
(UK) Oh no, not again! The phone is still engaged.
(USA) The line is busy so I'll try again later.
(UK) I'll give you a ring when I get home.
(USA) His mother always gives him a call on the weekend.
(UK) His father will be made redundant in the autumn.
(USA) A lot of factory workers are going to be laid off.
(UK) The autumn always reminds me of Halloween.
(USA) Are you going on a trip this fall?
(UK) A lot of university students are looking for a flat in this area.
(USA) There are a lot of apartments for rent near the campus.
(UK) I live in a very old building, so there is no lift.
(USA) You look tired. Let's take the elevator instead of the stairs.
(UK) The price of petrol has been very expensive lately.
(USA) Did you fill the car up with gas?
(UK) This cheap rubber is absolutely useless!
(USA) I bought a new eraser for going back to school.