• Hey Tom!
  • I didn’t see you at practice on Tuesday?
  • Oh, hi Denis!
  • Uh…no sorry I couldn’t make it.
  • Why not?
  • Well, it was so cold and very icy
  • so I just couldn’t drag myself out of the house!
  • Ah listen here Tom, that’s just not good enough.
  • If you want to be part of this team you have to put in the hard yards.
  • put in the hard yards
    "put in the hard yards"は"make a great effort"の意味。「最大限の努力をする」
  • Your teammates are here every Tuesday and Thursday, come rain, hail or snow.
  • I know, I’m sorry but…
  • There are no buts about it, Tom.
  • There are no buts
    "There are no buts"は"No excuse"の意味。「言いわけをするな」
  • Playing on the senior team takes commitment and serious discipline.
  • I know…
  • Sorry Denis, it won’t happen again.

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