embarrassed face #15『A Christmas Mistake』

A Christmas Mistake (Learn Japanese by reading stories)

"Miss Millar, I am afraid I did make a mistake this morning—it has just dawned on me.

A Christmas Mistake

subject with particle: わたしは
dictionary form predicate: まちがえる

I am almost sure that I called at Mrs. Grant's and invited her and her family instead of the Smithsons. And she said they would come."

A Christmas Mistake

modifier: おそらく
subject: わたしは
predicate: ほうもん・さそう
modifier: ミセス・グラントを

Miss Cornelia's face was a study.

A Christmas Mistake

subject: ミス・コーネリアの・ひょうじょうは
predicate: みものだ

"Mr. Palmer," she said, flourishing her crimping fork tragically, "do you mean to say you went and invited Linda Grant here tomorrow? Linda Grant, of all women in this world!"

A Christmas Mistake

subject: あなたは
predicate: さそう
modifier: リンダ・グラントを

"I did," said the teacher with penitent wretchedness.

A Christmas Mistake

subject: せんせいは
predicate: こうてい・する
modifier: きまりわるく

"It was very careless of me—I am very sorry. What can I do? I'll go down and tell them I made a mistake if you like."

A Christmas Mistake

subject: わたしは
predicate: つたえる
modifier: まちがいを

"You can't do that," groaned Miss Cornelia, sitting down and wrinkling up her forehead in dire perplexity.

A Christmas Mistake

predicate: する
modifier: そんなことを

subject: ミス・コーネリアが
predicate: うめきごえを・あげる

"It would never do in the world. For pity's sake, let me think for a minute."

A Christmas Mistake

predicate: かんがえる

Reference : Short Stories by L. M. Montgomery(project gutenberg)
Japanese grammar and condensed translation