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第381回

Stone cold = Not to have feeling or to show no emotion

非常に冷たい。

Only a stone cold person could not love a baby's smile.

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第382回

To wind up = To finish

終わる。

I usually wind up my day about midnight.

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第383回

Gridlock = Stopped or a stalemate

(交差点などの)全面的交通渋滞。

The current political situation is headed for a gridlock.

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第384回

Upbeat = Very positive

楽天的な。

I am very upbeat about this year's business.

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第385回

Touch and go = Not sure of the results

不安定な情勢(立場)。

The election between Mr. Kan and Mr. Ozawa is touch and go.

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第386回

Round about = Indirect

迂回して。

When I have free time I take the round about way home.

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第387回

Tight-fisted = To keep a close grip on money or spend thrift

けちな、しまり屋の。

Since the economy is down, most people have become tight-fisted with their money.

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第388回

Roughneck = Unmannerly, rude or rough

不作法者、乱暴者。

When my sons were younger, they were roughnecks but they have since matured.

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第389回

Throwback = Reversion to an earlier time

復活、再来。

The Tigers sometimes wear their throwback uniforms.

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第390回

Helicopter parents = A helicopter flies and hovers. Helicopter parents hover over their children.

親ばか、モンスターペアレンツ。

Helicopter parents are not welcome at American high schools.

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