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六帖のかたすみ

DVを受けていた男性。家を脱出して二周目の人生を生きています。自閉症スペクトラム(受動型)です。http://rokujo.org/ に引っ越しました。

Atoms for Peace - 1953/12/08, United Nations General Assembly

Our subject was some of the problems that beset our world. beset 〜を悩ませる、包囲攻撃する、襲撃する、包囲する、取り巻く、〜に付きまとう At the same time that I appreciate the distinction of addressing you, I have a sense of exhilaration …

The Great Gatsby - Chapter 1

We've always been unusually communicative in a reserved way. reserved 〔性格が〕控えめな、遠慮がちな、謹厳な、自制心が強い、つつましい◆shyと違って、本人の意志を含意 In consequence I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, ... inclined to 《b…

Prologue

page 2 They were an essential kind of pants--jeans, naturally, blue but not that stiff, new blue that you see so often on the first day of school. stiff 堅い、固い、こわばった、ゴワゴワする They were a soft, changeable blue with a little e…

Rules

page 1 2.You Must never double-cuff the Pants. It's tacky. double-cuff (cuff)そで口、ズボンのすその折り返し tacky ださい、ぼろい、安っぽい 3.You must never say the word "phat" while wearing the Pants. phat (俗)とても良い、いかした、カッコ…

Praise

Brashares takes the two and creates a breezy, feel-good book. breezy ○そよ風の吹く、すがすがしい 快活な、陽気な◆人の性格が (話題などが堅苦しくなくて)軽い、内容のない[に欠ける] A page-turning story driven by four beautifully interwoven …

Consumers locate their inner Scrooge

Coutney Hamilton's mound of credit card debt turned her into a first-rate penny pincher this year. mound of 大量の penny 〈英〉〔通貨単位の〕ペニー ○ほんのわずかな金額 pincher 盗む人、盗人、どろぼう Hamilton, 29, a legal secretary from Los…

Slovakia revs up in its bid to be Europe's Detroit

rev up http://eow.alc.co.jp/rev/ 〔エンジンの〕回転数を上げる、回転速度を上げる、回転を早める ○活性化する bid http://eow.alc.co.jp/bid/ 入札、入札の機会、入札の順番}、競売[入札]に付されるもの 付け値、競売価格、指し値 ○〔〜しようとする〕…