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英W 演習C の解答例

(注)・下線部は / で区切られた、どの表現でも使えます。
     ・(   )内は、*以下の部分の言い換えか、入れても入れなくてもどちらでもいい語句です。


1. My parents advised/ told/ tried to convince me to join the baseball team, but I hesitate to do so/ I'm not sure if I want to *because of its hard training/ tough practice. (*because I hear the practice is really tough.)

2. *He is proud of being/ brags that he is a good speaker of English (*He thinks he is a really good speaker of English), but he is little better/ more than a beginner.

3. It is said that the Japanese do not show their feelings, and he didn't show his sorrow/ sadness, either.

4.  'TV programs are really dull these days, aren't they?'
"You're right. They seem to take the easy way out with simple programs which they made spending little time and energy."

1. Every year a lot of/ more and more Japanese go abroad. It is regrettable/ too bad, however, that some of them have no manners/ have bad manners/ are impolite.

2. As long as/ If you are seriously thinking/ thinking seriously about the matter, it doesn't (really) matter whether your opinion is right or wrong.

3.  It is quite difficult to foretell/ predict/ tell what the world will be like in ten or fifteen years, because the whole world is changing in many ways.

4.   The elderly couple from England living next door to us like/ likes very much to take care of their garden, and it has flowers all the year around. It is clear from their simple life that they are not so wealthy, but isn't their life a truly rich one?


1. He and I are almost the same age, but we hardly ever agree with each other. The other day, for example, we had a heated discussion about / got into a really big argument over a really small thing.

2. It is often said that thought is free, but very few can understand the real meaning of this /these words.

3. Japanese high school students go on to college without having formed the habit of thinking for themselves/ learned how to think for themselves. Who is to blame for this/ Who's fault is this/ Who's responsible for this?

4. It is rude to ask (such) a personal question like that. It's none of your business whether I'm single or not.


1. It is considered impolite to give advice when it is not asked for. Even children begin to get angry at such manners/ things as they grow older.

2. "I've come without an appointment. Please excuse me for my rudeness/ Sorry."
"That's all right. Please make yourself at home. I've wanted to / I've been wanting to meet you for a long time.

3. Each of our lives is irreplaceable/ a precious thing. Considering this seriously, we should be grateful for it and have deep respect for it.

4. Is it because they are talking loudly to themselves in a way that makes sense when there is no one around to talk to?
" Conversation is originally dialog, so it may be that we think it unnatural for someone to talk when the listener is not there. / when nobody is there."


1. I stayed in Paris for less than two years, but I will never forget those happy days all my life/ for the rest of my life.

(別解)Even though it was less than 2 years, the wonderful time I spent in Paris is something I will never forget as long as I live.

2. Whether we are aware of/ realize it or not, we owe much to/ depend on computers in various/many ways. And yet, / Nevertheless, we do not think much/ hardly ever think about when and how they were invented.

3. My house, which faces a big road, was formerly in quiet surroundings/a quiet place, but now the traffic is so heavy that we are troubled /bothered by its noise/ the noise of the heavy traffic night and day/ day and night/ 24 hours a day.

4. When Mr. Oe Kenzaburo had his first son, who was mentally handicapped, he said to his wife, Yukari, "Don't cry. It's no use. Our struggle has just begun."