Q: secretary とはどういう意味ですか?
A: 受付 or 長官
Q: but then you're not married to your secretary

this means he is not married to secretary at the moment?? とはどういう意味ですか?
A: this means that the mom asks/tells the dad to deal with the fact that her omelets aren’t as great as the ones that the dad’s secretary makes because the dad is not married to the secretary while he is married to his wife ( the mom)
Q: The secretary's kept me on hold for ages とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means that the Secretary has kept you waiting for a long time.

Being put ‘on hold’ in this context means to make you wait on the telephone. Quite often music will play through the phone while you wait to be put through to the person who you originally phoned to speak to.
Q: When his secretary telephoned the board meeting AT SHORT NOTICE とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "Short notice" means without much time to prepare. For example, if your teacher says, "We will have a quiz in 10 minutes - you have 10 minutes to study and prepare for the quiz." You might say, "That's short notice. It's not enough time to study. I need more time!"
Q: secretary とはどういう意味ですか?
A: the person who takes money from you or books you an appointment with the doctor or a person in a company


Q: secretary を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: She heard the secretary typing.

He hired a secretary.

I haven't even told my secretary yet.

Tom wrote a letter to his secretary.

I need my secretary's help.


Q: The secretary said, "The Headmaster left his office about an hour ago." と The secretary said, "The Headmaster had left his office about an hour before." はどう違いますか?
A: There is no real difference apart from the fact that the second sentence is more formal.
Q: "He gets his secretary to make coffee for him." と "He has his secretary make coffee for him." はどう違いますか?
A: "He gets her to do it" implies that he must persuade her to do it. "He has her do it" implies that it's part of her job and she doesn't need to be persuaded.
Q: I’ll have my secretary fax it to you right away. と I’ll make my secretary fax it to you right away. はどう違いますか?
A: No difference. "I'll make my secretary..." might be a little rude though.
Q: I engaged him as a temporary secretary. と I retained him as a temporary secretary. はどう違いますか?
A: Not really. You can engage someone in a project I suppose, but that’s not really hiring them. “Employ” is a better word for “hire”
Q: The secretary has a rental car reserved for the CEO at the airport whenever he has to attend a conference in another country. と The secretary has reserved a rental car for the CEO at the airport whenever he has to attend a conference in another country. はどう違いますか?
A: "has a rental car reserved" means it will happen in the future. "has reserved a rental car" mean it has happened in the past.
If you want to talk about the past, you need to change the rest of the sentence to match: "The secretary has reserved a rental car for the CEO at the airport whenever he has attended a conference in another country."


Q: (A secretary talking to her boss)

Someone would like to speak to you.

What does he want?

I don't know?

What does he want?

What is the formal way of saying this? What's is his intention? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: "What does he want?" is fine.

"What does he need?"

"What did he request?"

"What is it that he requested/ needed?"

"What is it that he wanted?"
Q: secretary は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: I am a secretary wanna practice English. は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: I’m a secretary who wants to practice English
Q: secretary は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Secretary.
Q: secretary は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください


Q: secretary: Welcome to Los Angeles Hospital. How can I help you?

Patient: I'm sorry to say this, but i'm very unhappy with the service.

secretary: What's the problem?

Patient: I've been calling all the week to set an appointment with the doctor, but nobody answers the phone.

Secretary: Oh, im sorry to hear that. I will schedule you an appointment right now

patient: Thank you

Secretary: Is there somerging else i can do for you?

Patient: Yes, improve your telephone service.

Secretary: Of course we will.

Patient: Thank you for the attention. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Perfecto, solo un pequeño consejo:
Patient: I've been calling all the week

El "the" no es necesario ;)
Q: "I asked your secretary to tell you I would be absent today."

Does a teacher usually have a secretary at university in English speaking countries?
A: No not really. At the university I went to the teachers answered their own phones and typically communicated through emails. Though there might be an intern that works for a whole department, they usually don't take the teacher's calls for them.
Q: I go to check in the secretary この表現は自然ですか?
A: I go to check in with the secretary OR
I go to check in at the secretary's office
Q: "She is my secretary" この表現は自然ですか?
A: sound good. Only thing is when you said Secretary, it sounded like swecetary
Q: I haven't met our secretary yet. ...........?
1- what's she like
2- How is she like
3- what does she like
4- how is she
A: 1. What is she like can mean more than appearance, it can also mean what is she like as a person, eg is she friendly, rude, helpful, arrogant ....