英会話ブログ その500      Destination : Unknown (14)  

2014/10/24

Also, he felt the weight of furtive glances and half-sneers from the other passengers.  He just shrugged it off as further evidence of the decline of good manners in society...

The words "Nihonbashi...Mihonbashi desu" came over the intercom, and Toshi went to the door.

As the train came to s stop, he noticed it was still dark outside.  How long was this eclipse ?  It was surely longer than 10 minutes by now.

Walking through the station, which somehow looked dirtier than usual, he began walking toward exit C-3, the one closest to his office.

Near the escalator, a poster on the wall caught his eye.  Like many advertisements or notices, it was drawn in a semi-comic style: A bulbous-headed creature with no hair and eyebrows drawn into a "V" over threatening red eyes, the character had a business suit and some kind of staff in its hand.

Above it were written words in ominous bold letters: " To Be Irresponsible is To Be AN Enemy."                           (G.K)


英会話表現&英単語 
furtive glances                胡散くさそうに見る視線
half-sneers                    半分あざ笑うような嘲笑
shrugged it off                無視した
over the intercom              車内放送で
somehow                        どういう訳か
caught his eye                 彼の目に入った
notice                         お知らせ
bulbous-headed creature        球根のような頭をした生き物
ominous bold letters           不吉な太字

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