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第181回

A slow burn. = To get angry and to simmer inside.

徐々に怒りが燃え上がっていくこと。

I do a slow burn when people smoke during my meal at a restaurant.

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第182回

To beef up. = To become heavier, stronger or to add on.

に力を添える、を強化する。

Due to the Korean problem, America will beef up her forces in Asia.

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第183回

Something funny. = Strange, not normal, unusual.

いくらか変な、怪しい。

There's something funny about the way he is speaking. I think he's trying to hide something.

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第184回

Out dated. = Old, out of style, not in use, too old to use.

旧式の、時代遅れの。

Although the clothes that I wear are outdated, I think that they are sharp.

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第185回

Wholly. = 100% everything.

全く。完全に。

I'm wholly adverse to eating natto.

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第186回

Arm-twisting. = To influence or force someone to do something by threat of force of coercion.

[個人的な] 圧力。

The U.S. is doing a lot of arm-twisting to get South Korea to co-operate.

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第187回

To come down with. = To get the symptoms and the feeling of illness.

[病気で] 倒れる。

He has a headache, the chills and aching joint. I guess he's coming down with the flue.

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第188回

Down the road. = Someday.

いつか。

I have plans to go back to the States for a while but that's down the road.

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第189回

To drop in. = To visit someone or someplace unexpectedly. Usually for a social visit.

立ち寄る、不意に訪問する。

If you have some free time why don't you drop in and chew the fat.

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第190回

To chew the fat. = To discuss or just talk about a number of topics, not usually in a serious manner.

おしゃべりをする。愚痴をこぼす。

My brother and I like to chew the fat about the Yankees.

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