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はてなダイアリーで地味に続けていた「今日の英語」の続き。日常出会った気になる英語表現を、オンライン辞書の例文などとともにメモしています。

第12回-08/6/27 words & expressions

lesson memo
  • an adventurous trip
  • byob/bring your own booze/bottle/beer
  • subsidize/助成金補助金)を出す
  • eatable
  • put on a face
  • intimidating/恐ろしい感じの
  • what is your specialty? ※specialty/speciality:得意料理、自慢の品
  • we're continuing with you
  • born and raised in toronto
  • your main office is located in...
  • it's not written in stone yet.
  • we'll go out before you leave
  • It's a kind of good.
  • luau
  • cactus/サボテン
  • how did you decide to do this?
  • hold a grudge against〜/〜に恨みを抱く、悪い気持ちになる
  • don't be in a rush
  • emails flood in, a lot of calls flood in
  • I'm here safe and sound
  • jaywalking/信号を無視して(信号以外のところで)道を渡ること
  • what's your smart line?
  • masculine/(a)男らしい、力強い ※発音はマスキュリン
  • over the limit

●覚えたばかりの英単語が役に立った

  • newlywed

●プリントワーク

  1. forgive and forget
    • You can't hold a grudge against him your whole life. Sometimes you just have to forget and forgive.
  2. fair and square
    • A lot of people complain that the last Super Bowl the Dallas Cowboys played in wasn't fair since they had home-field advantage, but they won fair and square.
  3. wait and see
    • I know it takes a while to adjust to life in the college dormitories, but you'll get used to it, just wait and see.
  4. spick and span(08/7/4)
    • This place is a mess! Next Thursday is already Thanksgiving and before your parents come over for turkey we need to have this place looking spick and span.
  5. safe and sound
    • Whenever there's an earthquake in California, calls flood in from relatives in other places making sure that their loved ones are all safe and sound.
  6. pure and simple = obvious(08/8/2)
    • These days if you want to get a real good job you have to go to college pure and simple.
  7. skin and bones
    • Tom used to be pretty chunky, but since he started dieting and going to aerobics he's turned to skin and bones.
  8. loud and clear ※I understand の意味で使うことも。
    • Before the landlord came and fixed this wall I could hear everything the neighbors were doing loud and clear.
  9. alive and well(08/3/17)
    • I never found out whatever became of my old grammar school math teacher, but I'm sure she's still alive and well. ※grammar school = elementary school
  10. law and order
    • It seems to me that I always see police officers eating in donut shops when they really should be keeping law and order.