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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 …

budget (adj.) - 手ごろな価格の、cheap

budget (adj.) 手ごろな価格の low in price; cheap 格安航空会社LCC (Low-Cost Carrier)のことを、No-frills carrier, Budget carrierともいう。 Examples Budget airlines have forced major airlines to lower some of their prices. Given that Apple is…

cull - 処分する、kill

spur 処分する kill Examples The plan to cull large numbers of baby seals has angered environmental groups. The Henn na Hotel (robot-staffed hotel) has culled over half of its robots, many because they created work rather than reduced it.

spur - 拍車を掛ける、促進させる

spur 拍車を掛ける、促進させる to encourage an activity or development or make it happen faster: Examples Rising consumer sales have the effect of spurring the economy to faster growth. In the future, industrial robots may create jobs, boos…

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 …

crow's feet - 目じりの小じわ

crow's feet 目じりの小じわ the narrow lines at the outer edge of a person’s eyes Link ここの画像を見たほうが手っ取り早い health.howstuffworks.com Examples You can call crow's feet "laugh lines" or "character lines," but these slightly more…

abusive - 虐待的な

abusive 虐待的な treating someone badly or cruelly, esp. physically Examples He was a very strict parent, but never abusive. Everyone in Tesla is in an abusive relationship with Elon Musk. I was in an abusive relationship for 2 years becau…

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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.