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dupe someone into - (人)をだまして~させる

dupe someone into (人)をだまして~させる to cheat someone by telling lies or by deceiving the person Examples They duped me into giving them money by saying it would go to charity. The girls were duped by drug smugglers into carrying her…

break out - (ある部分を)取り出す、強調する

break out (ある部分を)取り出す、強調する To highlight just one portion or section of something, To isolate a portion of a body of data Examples Please break out the sales figures from the quarterly report. Alphabet doesn’t break out fina…

point out - (間違いなど)指摘する

point out (間違い、知らないことを)指摘する to tell someone about some information, often because you believe they do not know it or have forgotten it Examples Thanks for pointing out my mistake. Uber will likely point out that it is prof…

back-to-back - 連続して、立て続けに

back-to-back adj, adv) 連続の(連続して) one following after another, consecutive(ly) Examples The soccer team won back-to-back victories last weekend. Real Madrid become first team to win back-to-back Champions League finals. The firm ha…

carve out - 努力して作り上げる

carve out 努力して作り上げる establish or create through painstaking effort carve : 彫刻する Examples U.S. and China would be able to carve out a trade deal. She carved out a reputation for herself as a high-powered lawyer.

takeaway - 重要ポイント、結論

takeaway 重要ポイント、結論 main points or key messages, conclusion Examples Today's takeaways : よくセミナーとかの最後に、要点まとめページで使われる Three Takeaways From Trump's State of the Union

spill the beans - 秘密を暴露する

spill the beans 〔うっかり〕秘密を漏らす、暴露する to let secret information become known Examples The newspapers spilled the beans on the scandal. Conan O’Brien doesn’t want to spill all the beans about his revamped TV show. We’ll all be …

clearance sale - 在庫処分セール

clearance sale 〔商品の〕クリアランスセール、在庫一掃[処分・整理]セール an event at a store, during which it sells products at a lower price than usual in order to get rid of them: clearance : 在庫一掃[処分] Examples Save up to 60% on …

at odds - 不一致で、不和で、対立して、争って

at odds 不一致で、不和で、対立して、争って to disagree Examples They're at odds over the funding of the project. Her version of events was at odds with (= very different from) the police report. Rimini Street and Oracle were once again at …

bang for the buck - 努力に見合うだけの価値, good value for money

bang for the buck 努力・出費に見合うだけの価値 value in return for your money = good value for money : 購入・投資価値のあるもの Examples The company spent lots of money in the past, but now its products give more bang for the buck. One of …

old hand - 熟練者、名人、通

old hand 熟練者、名人、通 veteran, expert Examples He is an old Japan hand. (日本通) He is an old China hand. (中国通) He is an old hand at the game.

touch and go - uncertain

touch and go [危険な / どうなるか分からない / 不安定な]状態 uncertain Examples The doctor says that it's touch-and-go whether the patient will be okay after the surgery. Brexit deal still looks touch and go.

eye-opening - (目を覚ますような)驚くべき

eye-opening 目を見張るような、(目を覚ますような)驚くべき surprising, and teaching you new facts about life, people, etc. Examples The film "XXX" is an eye-opening look into the lives of factory workers. The report is very accurate and ve…

on a par with - ~と同等/同様、~と肩を並べている

(be) on a par with ~と同等/同様である、~と肩を並べている[優劣をつけられない] = on a level with Examples It would be wrong to view his exit on a par with the others. It is far more serious. Wells Fargo’s valuation, while no longer at a …

wheel and deal - 策を弄する、駆け引きをする

wheel and deal 策を弄(ろう)する、駆け引きをする to try to make a profit or get an advantage using clever or complicated methods and often deceiving people or breaking the usual rules Examples He spends his time wheeling and dealing on th…

Ignorance is bliss - 無知は至福 / 知らぬが仏

Ignorance is bliss 無知は至福 / 知らぬが仏 Saying) said to emphasize that sometimes it is better for you if you do not know all the facts about a situation Examples Ignorance is bliss. Link Ignorance is bliss(知らぬが仏)

disciplinary action - 懲戒処分

disciplinary action 懲戒処分 a method for dealing with a worker who causes problems or does not obey company rules, for example, by removing them from their job Examples Notice of disciplinary action - 懲戒処分についての公示 Departments wi…

work to the bone - 身を粉にして働く

work oneself to the bone = work one's fingers to the bone 身を粉にして働く、一生懸命働く to work extremely hard, especially for a long time Examples She worked her fingers to the bone to feed her children. We don’t expect staff to work the…

down to earth - 現実的に、地道に、堅実に

down to earth 現実的に、堅実に If you are down to earth, you are very realistic and practical. down-to-earthで形容詞としてもつかわれる。現実的な、地道な <=> with one's head in the clouds : 夢想的に、非現実的に Examples He is blunt, outspok…

upper hand : 優位、優勢

upper hand 〔競争・交渉などにおける〕優位、優勢 A position of advantage, power, and/or control Usage get the upper hand have the upper hand give someone the upper hand Examples That rules would give Chinese the upper hand. US-China trade w…

corner the market : 市場を独占する

corner the market 市場を独占する To sell or produce something so successfully as to overshadow all others in the same field. Examples Amazon is so strong right now that they've really cornered the market on online shopping. Uber didn’t jus…

out of spite : 腹いせに、意地悪で、悪意で

out of spite 腹いせに、意地悪で、悪意で with the desire to harm someone or something Examples We are sure that you did it out of spite. She broke her elder brother's watch out of spite.

go-getter : 自発的に仕事をする人、やり手

go-getter 自発的に仕事をする人、やり手 someone who is energetic and works hard to succeed: Examples We like go-getters who bring in new customers.

psyched about : ~に興奮している[夢中である]

psyched about ~に興奮している[夢中である]、excited Examples We are all so psyched about this new app.

bear the brunt of : ~の矢面に立つ

bear the brunt of ~の矢面に立つ、~の影響・被害をまともに食らう Examples Women bear/take the brunt of social change. Small companies are feeling the full brunt of the recession. Canada has borne the brunt of China's fury over the arrest o…

dialogue with : 対話する

dialogue with 対話する Examples Regarding pricing policy, we can dialogue with the product manager in the near future.

loss leader : (原価を割った)客寄せ商品,目玉(商品)

loss leader (原価を割った)客寄せ商品,顧客の来店促進のために使用される広告商品・目玉商品 a product sold at a loss to attract customers. Examples Other retailers are using the book as a loss leader to bring customers in the door.

test the water(s) : 事前調査する

test the water(s) 飛び込む前に水の温度を確認する、実行する前に問題がないかチェックする、事前調査する to find out whether something is likely to be successful before you do or try it 一般例文 We plan to test the water before actually manufa…

call for : 要求する

call for 必要とする、要求する to need or deserve a particular action, remark, or quality; to demand that something happens 一般例文 This calls for a celebration! Members have called for his resignation.

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