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第611回

To pony up.= To toughen up or to pay up.

強化する。支払う。

When things get tough, we must pony up and carry on.

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第612回

To cool off.= To settle down.

頭を冷やす。冷静になる。

When my kids start fighting, I tell them to cool off.

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第613回

To forgive.= To pardon someone, overlook something or stop blame.

許す。

Someone stepped on my foot in the train but I forgave him.

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第614回

A setback.= A small defeat.

妨げ。

Last week I had a case of the flu. It was a setback for my work schedule.

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第615回

Under the weather.= To feel slightly ill.

気分がすぐれない。

If I feel under the weather, I take a nap.

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第616回

Remarkable.= Very impressive.

際だつ。

Ichiro has had a remarkable baseball career.

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第617回

To be snakebitten.= To have a lot of bad luck.

不運。

Recently, Texas Rangers pitcher Darvish has been snakebitten due to numerous injuries.

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第618回

To fumble.= To move awkwardly. To drop something.

探し回る。つかみ損なう。

When I am at the check out counter in the supermarket, I often fumble for my money.

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第619回

To catch some ZZs.= To get some sleep. When we sleep, sometimes we make a zz sound. Thus called some ZZs.

仮眠を取る。眠る。

If I have free time after lunch, I sometimes catch some ZZs.

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第620回

To come out of the blue and into the black.= To come from nowhere and be a success.

前ぶれなく現れ成功を収める。

Apple corp. came out of the blue and into the black.

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