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“Hands-Off”の意味と使い方 Bizmates 初級ビジネス英会話 Point 328

Hands-off ってどういう意味?

Hands-off は、「放任主義」「口出ししない」という意味の英語表現です。

 

Hands-off ってどういう場面で使うの?

たとえば、職場での会話で:

Justin: What kind of management style do you like?
You: I like a hands-off approach.

Justin: どのようなマネジメント方式がいいですか?
You: 私は放任主義ですね。

 

Hands-off の自然な使い方を動画で学ぶ

こちらの動画で、発音や、会話の中での自然な使い方を、Bizmatesのプレゼンター Justinが解説します。

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Hello everyone! Justin here and welcome
back to another Bizmates for Beginners

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video lesson where every week we
introduced a new idiom, phrase, or

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expression that you can use in your
daily business conversation. This week

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everyone, we are going to learn: Hands- Off.
Okay, so maybe you can imagine what this

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means, but let's jump into more detail on
this expression for today's lesson.

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Alright, so but first as always, let's
begin with a quick review of last week's

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class. Alright everyone, so imagine I
asked you: Are you ready to start the new

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year? And yes, you are ready to have a
good strong start. So how do you say that

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using the expression from last week?
You've got five seconds. Are you ready? Okay go!

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Alright and time is up. If you
said: Yes! I'm ready to hit the ground

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running! Then that's exactly right. Well
done! Thank you for remembering last

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week's class and hopefully you hit the
ground running this year. Alright, so

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let's begin the next part of our video
today which is the actual expression,

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which is, Hands-Off, this week. Alright, now
this is what I sometimes hear. Okay, so I

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imagine I asked my colleague Taro: Taro
what kind of management style do you

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like? There are many different types of
managers. Many different types of working

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styles and management styles. So which
style do you like? He says: Well, I like no

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touch approach and no touch approach.
Okay, yeah I can imagine

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what that means. But you might hear a
native English speakers say: I like a

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hands-off approach. Okay so meaning you
don't get too involved in the details.

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You're not micromanaging something.
You're not touching everything and

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controlling everything. You have a
hands-off approach. Okay? So another way

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you can use this is if someone asks you:
Do you handle it? Do you handle the let's

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say marketing for your company? You could
say: No I'm hands off

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when it comes to marketing. Meaning I
don't touch marketing. It's not my area,

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I'm a hands-off. Okay, when it comes to
marketing or you don't really control it.

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Okay, so it's a useful expression so
please remember this for next time. Okay

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our pronunciation here, it's as you see
it. So, hands, the S here and the O. Okay?

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They join together so it sounds like one
word. Hands off, hands off. Okay, so please

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repeat after me:
I like a hands-off approach. Your turn!

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Alright, good! Now after my question: So
what kind of management style do you like?

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So yeah I like a hands-off approach.
Okay, yeah makes everyone less nervous if

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everyone knows the main goal and which
direction we're headed in. I like to be

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hands-off or I like a hands-off approach.
Alright, okay so our bonus question this

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week is another way to say: Yes! It is
correct. Alright, if you know a better way

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of saying this please leave it in the
comments below. If you want to know how

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we would say this better, you can check
it out in one of our previous Bizmates

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for Beginners video lessons so take a
look if you have the time. Alright,

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everyone, so that is it for us this week.
Thank you always for watching.

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Have a great weekend. great weekend.
See you next time!

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