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第101回

On hand = Available

持ち合わせて

I always keep enough money on hand to pay for my lunch.

第102回

Warm as a toast. = Very warm and comfortable.

ぽかぽかと暖かい。

Even though it's cold outside I'm warm as a toast in my new ski jacket.

第103回

As cold as ice. = Extremely cold.

ものすごく冷たい。

Her heart is warm but her hands are as cold as ice.

第104回

Odd man out. = Someone who is left out of an agreement, usually the loser.

はずれ、部外者。

Rick and Jerry both tried for the same job, but Rick was the odd man out.

第105回

Offbeat. = Not usual, lacking color.

突飛な、毛色の変わった、怪しげな。

His offbeat jokes offend a great number of people.

第106回

Lay over. = Stop over, delay in travel either intentional or unintentional.

(短期間)途中下車する。

On my way to Orlando I was forced to lay over in Chicago due to inclement weather.

第107回

Lay down the law. = To establish discipline or to enforce a set of rules.

独断で決める、命令的に言う。

The manager laid down the law about the use of the telephone for private calls

第108回

Farfetched. = Not really true, using one's imagination to extremes.

現実離れした。

His explanation was so farfetched that no one could believe him.

第109回

Laid up. = Out of action.

引きこもらす。 床につく。

I broke my leg skiing last year and I was laid up for three weeks.

第110回

To take on. = Accept.

引き受ける。

He takes on more responsibility than he can handle so he never completes anything.

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