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第844回

When the rubber meets the road. = When hard times come.

肝心な時に。正念場。

When the taxes increase, the rubber meets the road for Mr.Abe.

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第843回

Vibes. = Atmosphere.

雰囲気。

I often get good vibes from the people I meet on the street.

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第842回

On the ropes. = A boxing terminology, which means losing.

絶対絶命で。窮地に追い込まれて。

President Trump was on the ropes, but he made a comeback.

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第841回

To nip it in the bud. = To stop trouble before it becomes worse.

未然に防ぐ。

Since I’m on a diet, when my mind wanders about eating ice cream, I quickly nip it in the bud.

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第840回

To rain on someone’s parade.= To say something bad about someone.

〜を悪く言う。水を差す。

People often rain on President Trump’s parade.

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第839回

To hold your head high.= To have pride.

毅然とする。堂々と胸を張る。

In case of trouble, always hold your head high.

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第838回

A whopper.= A big lie.

大ウソ。

When my kids were little, they often told me whoppers.

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第837回

BFF.= Best friend forever.

無二の親友

Most of my BFFs are dead.

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第836回

To scoot.= To move quickly. Scooter.

急いで移動する。スクーター。

I am sorry, but I really must scoot.

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第835回

A shotgun wedding. = A forced wedding due to pregnancy.

できちゃった婚。

Shotgun weddings occurred during the early 20th century.

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