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第151回

In someone's hair. = To be bothersome or in the way.

(人を)いらいらさせる。苦しめる。

It was a rainy day today and the children were home and in my hair all day.

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第152回

Flabbergasted. = To be stunned or confounded.

をびっくり仰天させる、面食らわせる。

When team U.S.A. lost to Mexico in the W.B.C. I was flabbergasted and I still am.

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第153回

Rapport. = Relation, connection.

(心の通い合った、親密な) 関係。

My boss and I have been working together for a long time. I like him and understand him and he likes me and understands me. Our rapport is very good.

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第154回

Neck of the woods. = Area or a place where someone is living.

付近、界隈。

The next time that you are in my neck of the woods, please drop in.

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第155回

To get under way. = To start something.

進行中である。

In April a number of new projects get under way in Japan.

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第156回

Feisty. = Very energetic, expending a great deal of enthusiasm.

威勢のいい。/ 怒りっぽい。

The lawyer's defense of his client was feisty and direct.

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第157回

To overwhelm. = To overpower, to crush.

を圧倒する、を参らせる(気持ちの上で)。

The station master was overwhelmed by the number of rush hour commuters and he has to ask for assistance.

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第158回

Well-heeled. = Someone who is wealthy.

大金持ちの。

The restaurant is so exclusive and expensive that only the well-heeled people can afford to go there.

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第159回

To come up with. = To think up, to find out.

見つける。/ 出す( 案、答などを )。

President Bush has to come up with an idea to solve the energy crisis.

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第160回

The skinny. = The real story, the truth or the facts about something.

実際の話し。 事実。

The skinny on staying thin is exercising and proper diet.

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