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Today's date is 09.07.16. And look: if you add the first two numbers (09 + 07), their sum is equal to the third number, 16!

Hmm ... it's times like this when today's expression is the only appropriate response!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
SO WHAT?   それがどうした、だからどうだと言うのか


  • You use the expression So what? to show that you don't care about something or you don't think it's important.
  • So what? とは、何かについて関心がないことや、重要だとは思わないことに使う表現で、それがどうした、だからどうだと言うのか、という意味です。



  1. (players on a baseball team)
    a: I can't believe we lost!
    b: So what? The season has just started.
  2. a: You could be making twice your salary at a bigger company.
    b: So what? Money isn't everything.
  3. a: I don't think your parents are going to like him.
    b: So what? It's my life!
  4. So what if it's raining. I'd still like to go for that walk if you would.

英会話レッスンIt's been fun!