Today's English Learnings 20170221

Posted on Feb 21, 2017


Word Definitions

  • predictably
    • if something or someone is predictable, you know what will happen or what they will do – sometimes used to show disapproval
  • confident
    • sure that you have the ability to do things well or deal with situations successfully
  • eventually
    • after a long time, or after a lot of things have happened
  • annoy
    • to make someone feel slightly angry and unhappy about something
  • decent
    • of a good enough standard or quality
  • polite
    • behaving or speaking in a way that is correct for the social situation you are in, and showing that you are careful to consider other people’s needs and feelings
  • rude
    • speaking or behaving in a way that is not polite and is likely to offend or annoy people
  • foster
    • to help a skill, feeling, idea etc develop over a period of time
  • relieve
    • to reduce someone’s pain or unpleasant feelings
  • burden
    • something difficult or worrying that you are responsible for
  • decade
    • a period of 10 years
  • entangle
    • to involve someone in an argument, a relationship, or a situation that is difficult to escape from
  • creepy
    • making you feel nervous and slightly frightened
  • frighten
    • to make someone feel afraid

Practical Words

  • kind of
    • そんな感じ、とか
    • 柔らかくする
    • 50%だけあってるときも
  • to be honest
    • 正直に言うと
    • 柔らかくする
  • no offense to you
  • I suck at ~
    • ~が苦手
  • cross pollinate
    • pollinate: 受粉
    • このメンバーで化学反応がいい感じでなんか生まれるみたいな感じ
  • best-of-breed
    • さまざまな会社の最良のソフトを集めた、とかいいものを集めた的な