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第371回

To work one's tail off = To work very, very hard

ものすごく働く。

To gain muscle, I work my tail off in the gym.

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第372回

Into the limelight = To be the center of attention

衆人環視の的になって、脚光をあびて。

Mr. Kan has become the new prime minister, and with that he steps into the limelight.

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第373回

Imprudent = To act without thinking

軽率な、無分別な。

It is imprudent to cross the street without looking both ways.

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第374回

Exhilaration = Very, very happy

気分を浮き立たせること、陽気。

Mr. Honda's goal sent Japan into exhilaration.

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第375回

To pal around with = To associate with or to be friendly with

仲良くする。

The guys I used to pal around with when I was younger are now very fat and very bald.

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第376回

To have a fancy for = To like or to be pleased with

〜を好む。

I have a fancy for vanilla 'Super cups' in the summer.

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第377回

Cramazing = Something so spectacular that it seems crazy

青天の霹靂(へきれき)。

It would be cramazing if Hideki Matsui joined the Tigers next year.

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第378回

Beaucoup bucks = A mixed English and French slang word which means a lot of money

大金。

I would like to return to America this year, but that would take beaucoup bucks.

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第379回

By heart = To know perfectly

完全に理解する。

I have used the Dwyer method for 30 years. I know my method by heart.

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第380回

Rejuvenate = To seem young again

(人を)若返らせる。

A long jog in the morning is enough to rejuvenate me.

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