by the way の意味と使い方は?発音付き例文で解説


“by the way”



本記事では “by the way” の意味と使い方をまとめます。



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by the way の意味とは?



“by the way” は「ところで」「ちなみに」といった意味の英語表現です。


by the way

used to introduce a new subject to be considered or to give further information:

used for introducing a statement or subject that may not be directly related to the subject being discussed:

引用元:BY THE WAY | 意味, Cambridge 英語辞書での定義


by the way の意味①:話題を変えるとき

How is the project coming along?

So far so good. Have you seen Ken by the way? I need to talk to him.

Love your shirt. Where’d you get it?

I have a sister living in Spain. She got it for me. 

Really? That’s cool! I’m Amy, by the way. Nice to meet you.

Do you mind if I use the car to run some errands?

Not at all, go ahead. Oh, by the way, I’m going out with friends for lunch today. You’re good to have lunch on your own, right?


by the way の意味②:補足説明や訂正をするとき

Luke is such a good guy. He’s a huge baseball fan, by the way, so I think you guys could hit it off.


I tried that restaurant once. It didn’t live up to the hype, by the way. 

Shunya is such a nice guy.

Isn’t he? By the way, his name is Shinya, not Shunya.