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第361回

To stand out = Easy to recognize or easy to see

目立つ、人目につく。

Since I am tall, I usually stand out in a crowd in Japan.

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第362回

Jeer = To scoff at or to make rude remarks

やじる、あざける。

At Yankee Stadium, the Yankee fans always jeer at the visiting team.

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第363回

Secondhand smoke = Smoke that comes from someone's cigarette but inhaled by you

間接喫煙。

The worst thing in the world is go to a restaurant and inhale secondhand smoke.

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第364回

Slipshod = Careless about details or thoughts

いいかげんな、だらしのない。

The buildings collapsed due to slipshod construction.

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第365回

A hoodie = A sweatshirt with a hood

パーカー。

When I go jogging at night I wear a hoodie to keep me warm.

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第366回

Down in the dumps = To feel depressed, or to feel low

意気消沈して、ふさぎ込んで。

With all of the rain that we have had lately, it is hard not to feel down in the dumps.

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第367回

Up in the air = To be unsure

未決定で。漠然として。

Since I don't have a lot of money, my weekend plans are up in the air.

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第368回

To swing for the fences = To go for broke or to aim at the top

全力で取り組む、力いっぱいやる。

When making a goal, don't think small, swing for the fences.

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第369回

Right off the bat = Very soon

直ちに、すぐさま。

I came home and right off the bat, the phone rang.

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第370回

Cut back = To reduce or to slow down

〜を削減する、縮小する。

I have been gaining weight recently, I have to cut back on my sugar intake.

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