使えるフレーズ

使えるフレーズ · 2021/09/24
Hello everyone! Hope everyone's doing well! 皆さん、こんにちは!元気に過ごしていることを願っています☆ We have another phrase for you today! It's " a blessing in disguise". We use this phrase to describe something that was bad at first but had a good effect or result. 今日は、もう1つの新しいフレーズを紹介します!「A blessing in...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/09/10
Hello everyone! I hope everyone's doing fine. 皆さん、こんにちは!元気で過ごしていると嬉しいです! We have another new phrase for everyone today! "To twist someone's arm" means to convince or coerce someone to do something. This phrase is more often used when the person doesn't want to do something, but it is a light and funny way of saying so. 今日は新しいフレーズの紹介です!「To twist someone's...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/08/27
Hello everyone! 皆さん、こんにちは! Our useful phrase for today is "to cost and arm and a leg". This phrase means the same as "very, very expensive". 今日のフレーズは「to cost and arm and a leg」です。すごくお金がかかるという意味です。 Example: Flying to space on the Blue Origin costs an arm and a leg! 例:ブルーオリジンで宇宙に行くのはすごくお金がかかります。 What things cost an arm and a leg for you? Please try talking...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/08/13
Hello everyone! 皆さん、こんにちは! Our useful phrase for today is "knock someone's socks off". This phrase means the same as "to impress someone". 今日のフレーズは「knock someone's socks off」です。 印象付けるという意味です。 Example: Norway's Karsten Warholm knocked everyone's socks off when he broke his own record at the Tokyo Olympics. 例:...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/07/23
Hi everyone! 皆さん、こんにちは! That lightning storm last week was a bit of a shock, wasn't it? 先週の雷はすごかったですね!びっくりしました。 Because of that, we have a lightning-themed phrase for you today! なので、今回は雷がテーマのフレーズを選びました! [Like greased lightning] is another way of saying that something or someone is moving very fast. 「Like greased lightning]は、すぐに・急いでという意味です。 For...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/07/09
Hello everyone! こんにちは! Since the weather is slowly becoming warmer, we have a sun-related phrase for you today. 最近はすごく暑いので、太陽に関するフレーズです! "Everything under the sun" is another way of saying everything, or many different things. 「Everything under the sun」は、全部や、様々なこと、という意味です。 For example: 例) When you reconnect with an old friend and you spent hours talking about various things, then you can...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/04/06
Good day everyone! How are you doing? The phrase we have for today is “to spring something on someone”. We use this phrase when we want to talk about a request that was given to us with no warning. We often use this when talking about tight deadlines or last-minute requests from other people. For example: “I have to work overtime today because my boss suddenly sprang this report on me.”...

使えるフレーズ · 2021/02/05
Hello everyone! It’s winter again, and a lot of snow is falling in Japan. When it’s very cold, we usually tell people ‘bundle up!’. ‘Bundle up’ means to tell someone to wear extra layers to keep themselves warm. We usually use this phrase with people we know and we use this in casual conversation. Example #1 Anne: I’m going to buy some fruit at the supermarket. Mark: Okay. It’s snowing outside, so you better bundle up! Anne: Oh you’re right! Let me get my scarf and gloves....

使えるフレーズ · 2020/10/22
Today's phrase is about healing and feeling better. “On the road to recovery” is used to say when somebody is on the process of getting over a bad situation or showing progress in better health. For example: Doctor to his patient: “Your health is improving after the surgery. You're on the road to recovery and coming home soon!” It's been two months since the tragic accident, and Mr. Hans is still on the road to recovery....

使えるフレーズ · 2020/10/14
Hi everyone! Have you been well and healthy? Today’s phrase is “alive and kicking.” This is used to express that you’re lively, active, or full of energy. It is also often used to emphasize your good health or somebody’s recovery after an accident or trouble For example: “Grandma is definitely alive and kicking!” In fact, she’s running a marathon this Saturday. “Alive and kicking” also refers to something that is in good working condition. For example: “I’ve been using...

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