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Regardless of where they're from, there's at least one thing all Olympic athletes share - BIG DREAMS!

Today's Lesson
(A DREAM) COME TRUE   (夢が)かなう、実現する


  • If something you hope for, wish for, or dream of comes true, it happens.

    A dream come true is something you have long wished for that actually happens.
  • come true は、望んだり、願ったり、夢見ていることが実現する、という意味です。

    dream come true は、長い間望んでいたことが実現する、つまり、夢がかなう、という意味です。



  1. (after a friend blows out the candles on a birthday cake)
    a: What did you wish for?
    b: If I tell you, it won't come true.
  2. (discussing a Jane Austen novel)
    a: Does the story have a happy ending?
    b: Of course. All that she hopes for comes true.
  3. Ever since I was a child, I've dreamed of living in Hawaii. And now that dream is about to come true.
  4. (Olympic athlete)
    Of course I'd like to win a medal, but just making it to the Olympics is a dream come true.

英会話レッスンTake care!