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第741回

To take a chill pill. = To relax.

落ち着いて。

Many people are excited about the political situation. They should take a chill pill.

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第742回

To have a tin ear. = Not to listen.

耳を貸さない。

When people talk about politics, I have a tin ear.

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第743回

To butt out. = To go away or to leave someone or something alone.

関わらない。

You are bothering me, please butt out.

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第744回

To kick the can down the road.= To put something off.

先送り。

If you have a health problem and kick the can down the road, you are in trouble.

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第745回

If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.= Don't cause trouble with someone stronger.

触らぬ神に祟りなし。

In New York, if you are being bothered by someone, you simply say "If you mess with the bull, you get the horns".

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第746回

To push the envelope.=To up grade a bad situation.

もっと高いレベルに。

If you push the envelope on a really tough guy, you might end up with a broken nose.

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You have to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues. And you know that's not easy.=You must give up something and work hard if you want to be successful.

成功するには犠牲がつきもの。

Got to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues. And you know it don't come easy. -Lyrics "It Don't Come Easy" By Ringo Starr George Harrison

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第748回

To have the chops. = To have the guts.

ガッツ、やる気。

You must have the chops if you want to succeed.

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第749回

To bet the farm. = To bet everything you have on something.

全てを賭ける。

Don't bet the farm on a horse.

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第750回

To dodge the bullet. = To escape danger.

惨事を逃れる。

Miami dodged the bullet in hurricane Irma.

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