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2008.01.18(Review of 2004.09.09 edition)

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SAVE TIME   時間を節約する


  • To save time is to do something in a way that takes less time.
  • save time は、より時間をかけない方法で何かをする、つまり、時間を節約する、という意味です。



  1. The Internet is a great way to save time when you need information fast.
  2. (in the middle of rush hour traffic)
    I think we can save some time if we get off the highway and take the city streets.
  3. This machine was supposed to save us time at work, but now the boss just expects us to do twice as much!
  4. CUSTOMER: I've been waiting twenty minutes for my number to be called!
    BANK TELLER: I'm sorry, sir. But you could have saved yourself some time by using the ATM.

英会話レッスンThere are nearly 3000 minutes in a two-day weekend. Use them well!