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overdrive - 〔人を〕過度に働かせる

overdrive 〔車などを〕過度に運転し続ける、〔人を〕過度に働かせる a state of great activity, effort, or hard work Examples The official propaganda machine went into overdrive when war broke out. Need toilet paper? Procter & Gamble plant goe…

detour - 遠回り、回り道

detour 遠回り、回り道、迂回路 a different or less direct route to a place that is used to avoid a problem or to visit somewhere or do something on the way Examples You'd be wise to make a detour to avoid the roadworks. The pipeline route f…

downplay - 軽視する

downplay 軽視する、(…を)控えめに扱う to make something seem less important or less bad than it really is Examples Trump downplays coronavirus threat again, even as number of cases in U.S. surges.

news outlet - 報道機関

news outlet 報道機関 Examples Authorities in Beijing have forced at least seven Chinese nationals to stop working for American news outlets there, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Foreign news outlets in China are barred …

exploit - 利用する、悪用する

exploit 1) 利用・活用する, to use something for your own benefit 2) 悪用する, to use someone unfairly for your own advantage 3) (コンピューターセキュリティ) セキュリティー上の弱点を突く手段 Exploit Kit Examples The two companies joined for…

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…

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…

luster - 輝き、栄光

luster 輝き、栄光 the brightness of a smooth or shiny surface; the quality of being attractive or special Examples How Apple’s iPhone lost its luster? Huawei’s rumoured military credentials gain no luster from its retreat.

grit : 根性、ガッツ

grit (n.) 根性、気概、ガッツ courage; nerve Examples It takes a lot of grit to do something like that. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance - Book by Angela Duckworth grit (v.) 歯を食いしばる = grit one's teeth Examples I would grit…

fussy : 細かいことにこだわる、小うるさい

fussy 細かいことにこだわる、小うるさい not easily satisfied or pleased; worried or careful about unimportant details: Examples fussy about details fussy eater : 好き嫌いの多い[激しい]人

showdown - 決着の場

showdown 〔論争などの〕土壇場、決着の場。an important argument that is intended to end a disagreement that has existed for a long time Ex) Trump’s Supreme Court plans hit by new obstacle ahead of critical showdown this week.

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life作者: Mark Manson出版社/メーカー: HarperOne発売日: 2016/09/13メディア: ハードカバーこの商品を含むブログを見る Table of Contents Chapter 1 Don't Try The F…

US / UKの主なTalk Show (Chat Show)

US / UKの主なTalk Show (Chat Show)まとめ。 大体YouTubeからハイライト等は見れる。 US The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon www.youtube.com Late Night with Seth Meyers www.youtube.com The Late Show with Stephen Colbert www.youtube.com Conan…

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bring someone up to speed

bring someone up to speed To update on the latest details / progress, 必要な情報を与える;情況を理解させる 一般例文 She brought me up to speed as soon as I arrived.

アメリカの地域番号(市外局番)

miuchan.jp

アメリカの州名とその略称

リンク miyaco.com - アメリカの州と略称 Wiki - アメリカ合衆国の州

New York州、New York市、Manhattan...の違いについて

New York州、New York市、Manhattan... リンク Basik New York - 【地図付き】ブルックリンやマンハッタンなどニューヨークの地域をわかりやすく解説します Wiki - ニューヨーク市の行政区 Wiki - ニューヨーク州

drag : 妨げ、障害

drag : 妨げ、障害、One that impedes or slows progress; a drawback or burden 一般例文 the drag of taxation on economic growth. 英字新聞からの例文 引用元 : Financial Times - Encryption is out of sight for camera makers (2017/05) "Japanese ca…

pile : 積み重ねる

pile : 積み重ねる 一般例文 He piled books on the table. 英字新聞からの例文 引用元 : Financial Times - Telecoms versus carmakers in race to get connected (2017/11) However, this could pile on the costs as the two systems may need to be incl…

nudge someone into : (人)を軽く突いて~させる

nudge someone into : (人)を軽く突いて~させる、To gently push someone or something into a place, area, or position. 一般例文 I nudged him into the room. (軽く押して部屋に入れた) 英字新聞からの例文 引用元 : Financial Times (Sebastian He…

empathy : 共感、感情移入

empathy : 共感、感情移入 From Free Dictionary The ability to identify with or understand the perspective, experiences, or motivations of another individual and to comprehend and share another individual's emotional state. 英字新聞からの例…

rack up : 蓄積する、ため込む

rack up : 蓄積する、ため込む、(大きな利益を)得る、to accumulate (points) 一般例文 The team racked up win after win in this season. 英字新聞からの例文 引用元 : Financial Times (by Tom Hancock) - China’s high street finds growth alongside …

FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) : 恐怖、不安、疑念

FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) : 恐怖、不安、疑念 Wiki - FUD

flop : 大失敗、(本・映画等の)失敗作

flop : 大失敗、(本・映画等の)失敗作、An utter failure. 一般例文 Box office bomb / Box office flop : a film that is considered highly unsuccessful or unprofitable. The Cobbler was released in a limited release and through video on demand …

Thesaurus - drunk (酔った、酔っ払った)

リンク 引用元 : The Free Dictionary - Thesaurus Synonyms - drunk (酔った、酔っ払った) intoxicated, loaded, tight, canned, flying, bombed, stoned, wasted, smashed, hammered, steaming, wrecked, soaked, out of it, plastered, drunken, blitzed,…

down-to-earth : 現実的な、地に足の着いた

down-to-earth : 現実的な、地に足の着いた、Realistic; sensible、Not pretentious or affected; straightforward. 例文 I like her down-to-earth approach(現実的なアプローチ) to problem-solving. a down-to-earth view of marriage

deserveの使い方例文

deserve ~する価値がある、~を受けるに足る、To be worthy of; merit 例文 She deserves a raise. He deserves to be treated with respect. We provided a service, and we deserve to be paid