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To put your sword down.= To stop fighting or arguing.

諍いをやめる。

I wish my staff would put their swords down and finish our work.

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第779回

House hunting.= Shopping for new house or condominium.

住居探し。

April is a good time for house hunting.

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第778回

To shine something or someone on.= To forget about it/them.

忘れる。

I always shine rude people on.

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第777回

To get the pink slip.= To get fired or laid off.

解雇される。

Many people in the White House get the pink slip quickly.

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To touch base with someone.= To contact someone for a short time.

連絡を取る。

I touch base with my sister from time to time.

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A toxic situation.= A bad or disagreeable situation.

嫌な状況。

The situation in NK is now a toxic situation.

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A straphanger.= A commuter. A straphanger is a person who takes the train to and from work. He/She holds on to the hanging strap.

交通機関を利用して通勤する人。

Before I bought a car, I spent many years as a straphanger.

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To carry a lot of water.= To do a lot of work and have a lot of responsibility.

責任をもって多くの仕事をする。

My secretary carries a lot of water.

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To go off the rails.= To act or speak in uncharacteristically strange manner.

通常ではない。

Many people go off the rails when they speak about President Trump.

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Nuff. = Enough.

十分な。たくさん。

I can’t get nuff ice cream.

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