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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22回-08/9/18 words & expressions

  • chain reaction/連鎖反応
  • Did any of you have shares?
  • stupid isn't an appropriate word
  • appropriate/ふさわしい、妥当な suitable or proper in the circumstances
  • other times/それ以外の時は
  • he was in the service=he was in the military
  • she would break up with him
  • solidified
  • vein
  • he works out
  • where does this holiday come from?
  • there's no significant reason
  • I'm taking my camera this time.
  • I rent the dvd but it didn't work
  • go-getter/go and get what they want:someone who is likely to be successful because they are very determined and have a lot of energy:進んでやる人、やり手
  • hold grudges
  • rigid/柔軟性のない、厳格な
  • astronaut[アストロノォァト]/宇宙飛行士
  • spontaneous
  • short fuse/get a short fuse:have a short fuse
  • egotistical=egotistic
  • flirtatious ※日本語の辞書に載っているよりもっとやわらかい意味:very friendlyの意味合いが強い「気をひく」
  • gullible[ガーリブル]/だまされやすい、かつがれやすい:too ready to believe what people tell you, so that you are easily tricked
  • intense/感情的になりやすい、(感情が)激しい、強烈な
  • self-centered(paying so much attention to yourself that you do not notice what is happening to other people)とselfish(caring only about yourself and not about other people)
  • pisces[パイスィーズ]
  • sympathetic
  • collateral/担保