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第241回

Banking on = Counting on

をあてにする、頼りにする。

The Tigers are banking on Mr. Arai to improve their power hitting.

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第242回

Earn = To acquire or to gain by service

をかせいで得る、もうける。

He has gone abroad and I hear he is earning a lot of money.

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第243回

Gloomy = Cloudy, cheerless, darkness

暗い。

Since the Tigers have put together another weak team, next year should be gloomy for Tiger fans.

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第244回

Uncivil = Rude

無作法な、無礼な。

After drinking too much he became uncivil and he had to be restrained.

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第245回

To fabricate = To make a false statement or to tell a lie

を捏造する。

As she was late for school she fabricated a story about a stomachache.

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第246回

To squabble = A noisy petty quarrel

言い争う、けんかする。

Young children often squabble about trivial matters.

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第247回

A hassle = A problem, a road block or interference

妨げ、じゃま。

Remembering to carry my cellular phone is a hassle but it is necessary to communicate.

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第248回

To disdain = To reject

を軽べつする。

As a true Tigers fan I disdain the Giants.

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第249回

To get by = To live without luxury or barely make ends meet

うまくやりおおせる。

Since I don't smoke or drink,I'm able to get by with very little money.

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第250回

To have one's hair on fire = To be upset about something or to be very irritated

怒り心頭に達する。

Most everyone in Japan has their hair on fire about the food problem.

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