「よく使われる英語表現10」

毎日の会話によく使われる、”10 really really common English expression” との事。

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「10 Common Expressions in English」

twenty four seven

数字で表現すると、24/7

意味としては、「24時間・週7日」

ex. You can access our website 24/7.

get ball rolling

ex. Let’s get ball rolling. → Let’s start now,

take it easy

relax

ex. I’m going to take it easy. → I’m going to relax.

sleep on it

think about my decision

ex.

I’ll get back to you tommorrow.

 ↓

I have to sleep on it.

I’m broke.

金欠のこと

I have no money.

sharp

正確に・きっかり

ex.

The meeting is at 7 o’clock sharp !

 ↓

The meeting is at 7 o’clock exactly.

like the back of my hand

自分の手の甲は、いつも見慣れている、という意から

ex.

I know this city like the back of my hand.

 ↓

I know this city very well.

I’m very familiar with this city.

He knows this city like the back of his hand.

give me a hand

help me

手に一杯荷物を持っていて、これ以上荷物は持てない、という意から

ex.

Would you give me a hand ?

 ↓

Would you help me ?

in ages

ex.

I haven’t seen him in ages.

 ↓

I haven’t seen him for long time.

sick and tired

I don’t like or I hate

ex.

I’m sick and tired of doing homework.

 ↓

I don’t like doing homework.


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