英語の日常的表現 – ‘Procrastinate’

Procrastinate

意味:
To delay doing something to later date because of laziness

日本語でいうところの人間の “先送り” の事。

ex.

The teacher told her class, ” If you keep procrastinating your homework, you will be punished.”

After the retirement Eric had planned to learn basic computer skills, so he could write emails, but has always procrastinated his plans.

Whenever mother asks Rachel about her wedding plans, she procrastinates the discussion ,saying “she is yet not ready to get married”.

John has been procrastinating to fix the broken rear tail light of his car for more than a year.

If you find a suspicious mole on your skin, get it examined right away and do not procrastinate, as it could lead to something serious.

Mary always procrastinated in proposing John and one fine day she saw him married to someone else.

Alice kept on procrastinating hitting the gym, until one fine day she found herself weighing beyond 300 pounds.

Though Thomas was smart, but his constant procrastination led him to be late with almost every assignment.

After the age of 40, a pain in the chest should be examined without procrastination, as it could lead to a heart attack.

Mother warned her son, ” In this competitive world, don’t procrastinate in deciding on the job offer, you may lose a good opportunity.


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