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続 今日の英語

はてなダイアリーで地味に続けていた「今日の英語」の続き。日常出会った気になる英語表現を、オンライン辞書の例文などとともにメモしています。

Always on the go.

(いつも忙しくやってるよ。)
 ネイティブ友が近況を教えてくれた時の言い回し。

  • "on the go" で「忙しくやってる/働き詰めで/絶えず活動して」ってこと(very busy doing a lot of things/very active or busy )。
    • Children are always on the go.
    • He's been on the go all evening.
    • I've been on the go all day.
    • Having four children keeps her on the go.
    • I've been on the go all day and I'm really tired.
  • have something on the goとなると、何かを始めてそれにかかりっきりで忙しい、という内容に(if you have something on the go, you have started it and are busy doing it)。この用法は英国的。
    • He has at least two other projects on the go.
    • Even with three top films on the go, Michelle is reluctant to talk about herself.
    • They have several projects on the go at the same time.