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第581回

To partner-up.= To find a mate. To get married or to live with someone.

パートナーを見つける。同居する。

My kids partner-up but they don't make babies.

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第582回

Routine.= To do something on a regular basis.

決められた。日課。

My morning routine includes exercise and reading.

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第583回

To conceal.= To hide.

隠す。

His smile concealed his broken heart.

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第584回

Don't be a cloud on a sunny day.= Don't bring everyone down.

気を滅入らさないで。

When I'm feeling great and someone tells me my age, I tell them "Don't be a cloud on a sunny day".

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第585回

A walk in the park.= Something that's very easy.

簡単なこと。どうってことない。

Doing 2,000 sit-ups is a walk in the park for me.

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第586回

To get hammered.= To get very drunk.

(俗)泥酔する。

When I was a lot younger, weekend time was hammer time.

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第587回

To put on your big boy pants. = To act like an adult,to be strong.

大人になって。強くなれ。

Don’t be afraid, put on your big boy pants and go for it.

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第588回

The five seconds rule. = If some food drops on the floor and it is on the floor for less than five seconds, it's OK to take it from the floor and eat it.

5秒ルール。

If I'm eating a slice of cheese cake and a piece drops on the floor, the five seconds rule applies.

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第589回

Bi-cultured. = To be of two races.

混血。

My children are bi-cultured. (Note:Many Japanese people call people of two cultures "HALF". This is rude. Bi-cultured is more acceptable.)

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第590回

In the sticks. = In the country side.

田舎。

A lot of dwellers prefer to live in the sticks after they retire.

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