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355. At a Counter

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At a Counter

The other day, I went to McDonald's and the person at the counter said something really quickly.

She said "bi sel?". I couldn't understand that, so I said "Sorry?" And she said "by itself?"

This time, I was able to understand what she said, but I still had to stop and figure out what she meant for a second.

Then I realized that she was asking if I wanted a meal or not.

It was tricky, but now I know.


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At a Counter

The other day, I went to McDonald's and the person at the counter said something really quickly.

She said "bi sel?". I couldn't understand that, so I said "Sorry?" And she said "by itself?"

This time, I was able to understand what she said, but I still had to stop and figure out what she meant for a second.

Then I realized that she was asking if I wanted a meal or not.

It was tricky, but now I know.


the other day:この間

S couldn't V:~できなかった

Sorry?:もう一度お願いします。

this time:今回は

S is able to V:~できる

still :まだ、それでも

S have to V:~しなきゃ

figure out:自分で考えて問題を解決する・理解する(動)

What SV:~なこと・もの

what she said=彼女が言ったこと

what she meant=彼女が意味したこと

for a second:一瞬

then:そしたら、それだったら、それで、その時に

I realized (that) SV:~ってことに気づいた

S was ~ing: ~していた(過去進行形)

if SV:~かどうか(間接疑問文)

if I wanted a meal or not=ミールセットが欲しいのかどうか

It was 形/ 名:~だったんだ(自分からの感想・説明)

tricky:ややこしい・難しい(形)


ラージピース=文章の大枠|後ろに文章(SV)が入る ミドルピース=文章の中枠|後ろに動詞(V)が入る スモールピース=他のピース中に埋まる おまけピース=なくても文章が成り立つもの シングルピース=そのまま使える/1語応用

_____=名詞のかたまりを作るもの



【日本語訳】

カウンターにて

At a Counter


この前、マクドナルドに行った時に店員さんに何かすごく速く言われたんだ。

The other day, I went to McDonald's and the person at the counter said something really quickly.


”バイセル?”って言われて、私はそれが理解できなくて、”もう一度お願いします”って言ったの。そしたら彼女が”バイイッセルフ?”って言った。

She said "bi sel?". I couldn't understand that, so I said "Sorry?" And she said "by itself?"


今度は彼女が何て言ったか理解できた。

This time, I was able to understand what she said,


でもそれでも、一瞬止まってどういう意味か考えなきゃいけなかった。

but I still had to stop and figure out what she meant for a second.


そしたら、ミールセットが欲しいのかどうかを聞いていたってことに気が付いたの。

Then I realized that she was asking if I wanted a meal or not.


ややこしかったけど、これで意味が分かった。

It was tricky, but now I know.



【関連動画】

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Today's Question


Have you ever had an experience like that? Let us know in the comments if you have ever misheard or couldn't understand a word.


そんな経験をしたことはありますか?聞き間違えをしたり、言葉を理解できなかったことがあれば、コメント欄にて英語で教えてください。


💡答え方は、Yes I have.や、I couldn't understand the word "~". だけでももちろんOKですし、いつ?どこで?誰と?など、その時のことを細かく説明されてもOKです!細かい文法は間違っていても大丈夫なので、「これ、伝えたい!」という気持ちでアウトプットをしてみましょう◎


19 Comments


Muu
Muu
Dec 17, 2023

Yes, I have. I couldn't understand the word "first of all". I misheard it as “festival”.

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Ami
Ami
Dec 15, 2023

Yes, before, I had a lot of experiences like that.

My online teacher spoke really fast, and I couldn't understand what she was saying.

So, I asked her, "Can you please speak a little slower?"

And then she spoke slowly for me. But I didn't know some words, so I asked, "What does that word mean?"

She explained the meaning, but I still didn't understand the explained word.

Even though I was like that, thanks to Shadow me, I can understand many things now!


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Guri
Guri
Dec 13, 2023

Yes, l have. I used to work at the bento shop. A customer was like “Can I get a Kuro ?” l couldn’t understand that , and then l realized that he said “Can l get a croquette? in a few seconds. That was interesting because the pronunciation of croquette differed from that of コロッケwe say.

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ヒロミ
ヒロミ
Dec 13, 2023

Maybe,Yes,I have.

But I forgot what it was like.

I often mishear.

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Mika
Mika
Dec 12, 2023

Yes I have.I have taken online English lessons six month ago, but I had to stop taking it. In last lesson, my teacher said “Please stay in touch”. I couldn’t understand that. I had to stop and figure out what she meant for a second, so she told me that the meaning. ”Let’s keep contact us! “ I’m very happy!

We’re still keeping stay in touch.

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