Weekly English Learnings

created at 2017/03/12 15:22:30

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Word Definitions

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  • slightly
    • a little
  • persuade
    • to make someone decide to do something, especially by giving them reasons why they should do it, or asking them many times to do it
  • qualification
    • if you have a qualification, you have passed an examination or course to show you have a particular level of skill or knowledge in a subject
  • insurance
    • an arrangement with a company in which you pay them money, especially regularly, and they pay the costs if something bad happens, for example if you become ill or your car is damaged
  • fringe benefit
    • an additional service or advantage given with a job besides wages
  • highlight
    • to make a problem or subject easy to notice so that people pay attention to it
  • facilitate
    • to make it easier for a process or activity to happen
  • mandatory
    • if something is mandatory, the law says it must be done SYN compulsory, obligatory
  • virtue
    • moral goodness of character and behaviour
  • recap
    • to repeat the main points of something that has just been said
  • anticipate
    • to expect that something will happen and be ready for it
  • tightly
    • very firmly or closely
  • thrill
    • to make someone feel excited and happy
  • universe
    • a world or an area of space that is different from the one we are in
    • 分野、領域
  • strive
    • to make a great effort to achieve something
  • eligible
    • someone who is eligible for something is able or allowed to do it, for example because they are the right age

Practical Words

  • under the weather
    • 体の具合がよくない、二日酔いで
  • How are things going?
    • 調子はどう?
    • How are things going at work?
  • How's everything?
    • 調子はどう?
  • I can't complain
    • まあまあだね
  • brief
    • ビジネス用語
    • 概要、サマリー、Expectation、Requirementなどの簡潔な文書
  • easy
    • 落ち着いて!
  • come out with ...
    • ...をみせる
  • Did you get five?
    • もう5個できた?
  • as minimal as they need
    • 必要最低限
  • bunch of
    • たくさんの、かなりの数の
  • marinate
    • アイディアを一晩寝かせる、みたいな感じ
    • = sleep on it
  • sleep on it
    • ちょっと考えさせて
    • アイディア・考えを一晩寝かせる
  • glad to hear that
    • それは良かった
  • well done
    • お見事!