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第461回

To warm up = To prepare

準備運動をする

Before I begin training, I warm up for about ten minutes.

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第462回

Tough as nails = To be very strong and self confident

強固で決然とした。

In this bad economy, one must be tough as nails to survive.

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To cool down = To relax or to reduce tension

落着く。

After hard training , it takes time to cool down.

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To cost a mint = To be very expensive. A mint is a place where money is made. So to cost a mint is very expensive.

高額な。

I wanted to buy a new car but it cost a mint.

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第465回

Pub crawl = To go from pub to pub and drink heavily

はしご酒。

March 17th is St. Patrick's day in America. Most Americans go on a pub crawl to celebrate.

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第466回

To miss the boat = To miss a chance

好機を逃す。

I had a chance to buy a cheep p.c. But I waited too long and someone else bought it. I missed the boat.

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第467回

To take time off = To be absent from work for a short while

時間をさいて[都合して](…を)する。

Every once in a while, I take time off to go shopping.

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第468回

Driving rain = Very hard and heavy rain usually accompanied by strong wind

よこなぐりの雨。

My umbrella was broken in the driving rain.

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第469回

To shine it on = Forget about it. Not to worry about something.

気にしないで忘れる。

If I have some trouble, I simply shine it on and start a new day.

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第470回

To put a person wise = New York slang. To inform someone to avoid trouble.

人に…を知らせる。

Let me put you wise. If you drink too much, you will regret it the next day.

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