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第211回

To come easy to. = To be able to do something naturally.

たやすく現れる、出て来る。

I love to move to the beat of rock music so, dancing comes easy to me.

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第212回

To double-check = To recheck something closely

念を入れる。

Before I send e-mail I double-check the spelling.

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第213回

To excel = To do something in an excellent manner.

(・・の点で)秀でている。

My daughter excels in ballet while my son excels in music.

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第214回

Optimistic = A good attitude, expecting the best to happen.

楽観的な。

This year I'm optimistic about the American and Japanese economies.

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第215回

Flashy = Bright, conspicuous but sometimes in bad taste.

けばけばしい、派手な。

My third son likes to dress in flashy clothes. He looks a bit like a neon sign.

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第216回

A wisecrack = A slang term which applies to a witty remark or a short joke which is usually out of flavor.

うがった言葉。

People who make wisecracks about other people's age or body shape usually get themselves into trouble.

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第217回

On a roll = To be moving smoothly, doing well.

順調に進む。

The Giants have been playing very good baseball recently, they seem to be on a roll.

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第218回

Illicit = Illegal

違法の。禁制の。

Due to the new tough parking regulations, illicit parking has almost stopped.

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第219回

To die out. = To disappear gradually but completely

次第に消える。弱まる。

The popularity of Korean actors should die out soon.

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第220回

Remarkable = Noticeable because it is unusual or exceptional.

注目に値する。驚くべき。

Ichiro's inside-the park home run was remarkable.

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