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Monthly Vocabulary

Vocabulary - 2018/07

binge bluff bravado hectic lay out leeway on a whim pull strings recoup take a cue from top of mind (= front of mind) binge どんちゃん騒ぎ、an occasion when an activity is done in an extreme way, especially eating, drinking, or spending mo…

Vocabulary - 2018/06

counterintuitive homicide weed out counterintuitive 直観に反した Ex) Mark Manson book - The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life homicide 殺人 Ex) According to a 2013 report by the United Natio…

Vocabulary - 2018/05

crow entitlement frenetic impervious payroll rank-and-file worker (employee) unemployment rate upshot vie crow 〔雄のニワトリなどが〕大きな声で鳴く、誇らしげに[得意げに・得意そうに]言う Ex) President Trump crowed about the landmark on Fr…

Vocabulary - 2018/04

budget-minded cut corners dabble daily needs (product) digress double-edged sword fad fickle jump in with both feet Kiwi leeway in a big way It came to me [ when / during / while ]... learn the rope outdoorsy over the top (OTT) paved polle…

Vocabulary - 2018/03

authoritarian barrel of a gun back out bedroom community benefit of the doubt blow it out of proportion cesspit (= cesspool) coveted demote doggy park draw in fall for flamboyant heads-up high wind isolated case / incident lash out lay out…

Vocabulary - 2018/02

bang-up bark up the wrong tree bat botched compelling eye-catching focus group gaudy glitch go wild night out rebuke reserved revelation snag snooze suspend wobble bang-up first-rate, excellent Ex) You did a bang-up job. bark up the wrong …

Vocabulary - 2018/01

as far as I'm concerned bleak bottom drops out conveyor belt Sushi bar couch potato deep pocket go out of one's way to every man for himself impulse buy in the worst-case scenario lose one's shirt outline press charges Property and Casualt…