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第401回

To go to the mattresses = Old gang land saying, which means to gather at the chief's house to fight to the end. It now means to fight to the end.

結果の成否にかかわらず最後まで戦い抜く。

President Obama must go to the mattresses to save his presidency.

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第402回

Dial-in = To be well connected

連結している。

As for teaching, I'm dialed-in on the best methods.

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第403回

The worm will turn. = A Viet Nam era slang, which means every thing will change.

何事もいつかは変化する。

If you are troubled now, don't worry because the worm will turn for you.

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第404回

To pimp out = To enhance, to make gaudy or to decorate

飾り立てる。

Before I could sell my house I had to pimp it out.

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第405回

To show off = To display

いいところを見せようとする。

After hard training I usually show off my muscles.

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第406回

A one-trick pony = Someone who can only do one thing well

一芸に秀でる。

Our president can give speeches well. Truly a one-trick pony.

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第407回

To become antsy = To want to move or change

そわそわして。

After a long spell on the train, little children become antsy.

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第408回

To get something off one's chest = To say or do something that relieves anxiety

胸がすく。

The police told the thief to admit his crime and get it off his chest.

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第409回

Just around the corner = Coming soon

間近に, 近づいて。

Spring is just around the corner.

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第410回

A steal of a deal = To get something super cheap

超特価で。

The shop keeper gave me a 50% discount on my shoes. I got a steal of a deal.

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