英会話ブログ その530    Destination : Unknown (20)   

2014/11/27

As he reached the entrance, he risked a look back down the street.  Through the gloom he could just make out Kanno suddenly sprinting up a pedestrian walkway.  Then he was just gone in a flash of red mist and an explosion like a cough.

Horrified, Toshi ran full length in the Metro, shoving people aside.  He knew his pass wouldn't work, and no way was he going to buy a ticket.

Then, as the ticket gate was in sight, a child wearing one of those old caps stepped in front of him.

" Stop immediately ! "  he screamed, but before he could aim his weapon Toshi was on him and over him. leaving him sprawled on the ground.

The other commuters, although few looked on in shock as he hurdled the ticket gate and loud ringing alarm sounded.

There was a strange smell in the air, almost like something burning.  As gasping, he saw the train, his train, gliding into the platform.                          (G.K)


英会話表現&英単語 
through the gloom            薄闇を通して
make out                     見分ける
pedestrian walkway           歩道
in a flash                   あっという間に
horrify                      ぞっとさせる
run full length              全力で走る
shove people aside           人を押しのける
no way                       絶対しない、いやだ
sprawl                       伸びる、大の字になる
look on in shock             びっくりしてじっと見る
glide into the platform      プラットホームにすべり込んでくる

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