Jun 24

uehonmachi_june24“My poor cat was lost for two weeks.” 「うちの猫がかわいそうに2週間も迷子になっていた。」

“The poor thing!” 「あら可哀そう!」




“Poor” usually describes someone who doesn’t have much money. Sometimes it’s a synonym for “bad” (as in “a poor performance”). But here, it shows sympathy for a person (or animal) who has suffered misfortune or gone through a painful experience.

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