Weekly English Learnings

created at 2017/04/02 01:28:08

3週間分ぐらい :sweat_smile:

Word Definitions

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  • chit-chat
    • conversation about things that are not very important
  • critique
    • to say how good or bad a book, play, painting, or set of ideas is
  • nurse
    • someone whose job is to look after people who are ill or injured, usually in a hospital
  • radiology
    • the study and medical use of radiation
  • committee
    • a group of people chosen to do a particular job, make decisions etc
  • tap
    • especially British English a piece of equipment for controlling the flow of water, gas etc from a pipe or container
    • a specially shaped object used for letting liquid out of a barrel, especially beer
  • ancient
    • belonging to a time long ago in history, especially thousands of years ago
  • throughout
    • in every part of a particular area, place etc
    • during all of a particular period, from the beginning to the end
  • blink
    • to shut and open your eyes quickly
    • if lights blink, they shine unsteadily or go on and off quickly
  • so far
    • until now
  • embrace
    • to include something as part of a subject, discussion etc
  • acquaintance
    • someone you know, but who is not a close friend
  • predictive
    • relating to the ability to show what is going to happen in the future
  • exploit
    • to treat someone unfairly by asking them to do things for you, but giving them very little in return – used to show disapproval
    • to use something fully and effectively
    • to develop and use minerals, forests, oil etc for business or industry
  • harden
    • to become firm or stiff, or to make something firm or stiff
  • properly
    • correctly, or in a way that is considered right
  • compromise
    • to do something which is against your principles and which therefore seems dishonest or shameful
  • reliable
    • someone or something that is reliable can be trusted or depended on
  • vibrant
    • full of activity or energy in a way that is exciting and attractive
  • mundane
    • ordinary and not interesting or exciting

Practical Words

  • nothing special
    • What's up? みたいな挨拶の返事
  • too broad
    • 議論するには広すぎるテーマだ。みたいな
  • long time no see
    • 久しぶり
  • What's on tap for today?
    • 今日の予定は?
  • How's the world treating you?
    • 久しぶりに会ったとき、話したときのWhat's up?みたいな
  • What do you say?
    • どう思う?
  • How's it going?
    • 親しみ感があるHow are you?
  • How have you been
    • 久しぶりに会ったときの「元気にしてた?」「最近どう?」みたいな
  • Nice to hear that
    • 〜がきけてよかった
  • accordance
    • 一致、調和
    • be in accordance with 〜に従って
    • in accordance with the law
  • psyched
    • 非常にワクワクして
  • I couldn't make it without your help
  • Doing okay?
    • How are you
    • progress in life
  • What have you been up to?
    • 久しぶりに会ったときの挨拶。具体的にしていたことを答える
    • What has your wife been up to?
  • How are you getting on?
    • インフォーマル
  • How goes it (with you)?
  • Nothing much
  • Nothing new
  • Not bad at all
    • まあまあ not badより良い
  • Everything okay?
    • 挨拶。順調?
  • What's the progress?
    • 進捗どうですか
    • インフォーマル
  • It's alright
    • 問題ない
  • Still the same
    • 相変わらずだよ
    • It's alright, still the same
  • redact
    • 編集する、改定する
  • extensibility
    • 拡張性