Every Tuesday, I’m planning to write about a katakana word which has a very different meaning from the original English word.
Today’s word is コンセント
Yes, it is “consent” but in Japanese it means a “power point” or “power outlet” where you plug in electrical appliances. I have no idea how “consent” got mixed up with a “power point” but that’s what it is.
So if you hear:
He or she is not looking for a sheet of paper where you signed your consent.