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第501回

Nickname = A substitute name. Often to describe something

あだ名。

In my service time, I was very thin. My nickname was "Twigs".

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第502回

Sweetheart = One's lover

恋人。

On Christmas, sweethearts meet and go to dinner.

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第503回

Heartfelt = Sincere

心から。

I wish you a heartfelt happy new year.

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第504回

Out of order = Does not work correctly.

不調で。

My phone has been out of order for some time and I must have it repaired.

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第505回

Friction = Conflict due to difference of opinion

不和、あつれき。

Sometimes there is friction with my staff due to their schedules.

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第506回

Forecast = To predict beforehand

予報、予測。

Every morning after I get up I check the weather forecast.

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第507回

Adequate = enough

適正な、十分な。

One cup of rice a day is adequate for me.

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第508回

To make ends meet. = To take in as much money as you pay out.

収支を合わせる、やりくりする。

If I don't work hard, I won't be able to make ends meet.

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第509回

To know the ropes. = To understand something well. To know the method of operation.

コツを知っている。〜をよく知っている

I've been teaching English for 34 years. For sure I know the ropes of this business.

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第510回

A world of hurt. = To be in pain or in some trouble.

苦痛に満ちた状況。ひどい目に遭う事態。

From time to time I have to have water taken from my knees. At that time I'm in a world of hurt.

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