ミニ英語講座21

日本語で問われると簡単に答えられるクイズでも、英語で問われるとどうでしょうか。英語の意味をとり違えてとんでもないことになります。次の問題を考えてみて下さい。

(1) "Mother, I wish you would give me a bicycle", said a girl of twelve the other day.

     "I do not think you are old enough yet, my dear", was the reply.      

     "When I am only three times as old as you are you shall have one."      

     Now, the mother's age is forty-five years.  When may the young lady expect  to receive her present?

(2) 1 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 = 100      

     It is required to replace arithmetical signs between the nine figures so that they shall equal.

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Answers to last blog's questions:
2) There is a lot of  a) controversy  about hunting whales for food.
3) The politician spoke  c) controversially  about the use of nuclear
weapons.
4) This is a very  controversial  subject. I don’t think we should discuss it with the new employees. 

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