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  • Hello and welcome to this Bizmates for beginners

  • video series and today's idiom

  • is "off the record"

  • Off the record. Okay what does this mean?

  • We will find out, but first let's do our test.

  • Okay, so remember. I...

  • I think, I say, I thought Golden Week was from this week.

  • I thought Golden Week was from this week. It's not this week,

  • its next week? And you say, not "I think so too"

  • that's what I thought

  • that's right! Very natural. Okay, so let's go on to today's idiom --

  • off the record. But here's what I usually hear

  • okay, so imagine Taro was my colleague and I say

  • So, what's new Taro? Is everything okay? And Taro says:

  • Yeah, please don't say to anyone,

  • but I am looking for a new job.

  • Hmm? Please don't say to anyone... okay, okay

  • it's a secret I understand, but I am looking for a new job.

  • So taro is telling me something that's a secret.

  • But please don't say to anyone, please don't tell anyone

  • is better -- but a real, natural way to say this

  • especially for business situation. If it's

  • secret.. like a business project

  • a secret project. You know you could say

  • so, if I say what's new Taro? You could say

  • "off-the-record." Off the record,

  • I'm looking for a new job. Very natural!

  • Off the record. It's a secret, okay?

  • alright so let's look at pronunciation. So it's

  • not off the record, but its off the record

  • pause, off-the-record, i'm looking for

  • new job. Off the record

  • i'm looking for a new job. Okay, great business idiom.

  • Off the record. Okay, so for homework

  • next time I'm gonna say: So, what's new Taro?

  • What's up? What's new? And you say...

  • that's right.

  • Off the record, I'm looking for a new job;

  • or could be any secret. Please remember this

  • and we'll see you next time. Thank you

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Bizmates初級ビジネス英会話 Point 89 "Off the record,..."

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    稲葉白兎 posted on 2015/05/22
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