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Bedhead

bedhead【名】= 寝癖, のついた頭,  朝起きた時の髪の毛のぐちゃぐちゃ状態。

  1. Right now, I have bedhead!
  2. I always wake up with terrible bedhead.
  3. Do you think he took a shower?  He looks like he has bedhead.
  4. Bedhead is the new fashion!

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Fuck-face

A fuck-face is a very bad, nasty and hateful person.  「fuck-face」という奴は非常に嫌なことする意地悪な超悪者だ。

fuck-face = 嫌なやつ

  1. He stole my Japanese study books!  What a fuck-face!
  2. That guy tried to kiss my girlfriend.  He’s such a fuck-face!
  3. He used to be my friend but he told me I was a loser.  I think he’s just a fuck-face.
  4. I’ve met many “gaijin” living in Japan who get drunk and act like complete fuck-faces!
  5. Sorry about last night.  I acted like a fuck-face.  I should not have said that.

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Dope

The word “dope” has many meanings. dopeはいろんな意味があります。

  • dope (形) = すごく良い、素晴らしい
  • dope (名) = stupid person, 馬鹿な人, 頭の遅い人
  • dope (名) = drug or drugs, 麻薬, ドラグ
  1. That was a totally dope song!
  2. What a dope ride!
  3. He’s a complete dope.  I can’t believe he actually said that!
  4. Don’t invite any dopes to the next party.
  5. That guy is always on dope.  Stay away from him!
  6. Why do athletes need dope?  They should just win by playing fair!

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Shoot The Shit

shoot the shit = 〔あまり重要でないことに関する〕おしゃべり、雑談、世間話

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Hey man, let’s get together and just shoot the shit for a while.
よお、ちょっと一緒に世間話でもしようぜ。

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How about we shoot the shit over a few beers?
ちょっとビールでも飲みながら話すってのはどうだい?

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That guys loves shooting the shit about anything.
あいつらはただ何についてでも話すのが好きなんだ。

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Watch Paint Dry

watch paint dry = ペンキが乾くのを見物{けんぶつ}する◆退屈で無意味な行動の例え。面白い例えだけど、とても分かり易いよね。

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I’d rather watch paint dry than listen to such a boring lecture.
退屈な講義を聴いてる位なら、ペンキが乾くの見てる方がましさ。

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That movie was so boring it was like watching paint dry.
あの映画は退屈でまるでペンキが乾くのを眺めてる様だった。

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Watching paint dry would be more interesting than going on a date with her.
ペンキが乾くのを見てる方が彼女とデートするよりもっと面白いと思うね。

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Elephant In The Room

elephant in the room = 誰もが認識しているが〕話したくない[口に出したくない・無視している]重要な問題[事実]

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Dad lost his job but mom just talked about the weather, pretending there was no elephant in the room.
お父さんは仕事がなくなったけどお母さんは天気の話しかしない、まるで重要な問題がそこにないかの様にね。

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Whenever uncle Henry comes to dinner, it’s like there’s a huge elephant in the room.  No one ever mentions his divorce.
ヘンリー叔父さんが夕食にやって来る時、誰もが知ってるけど絶対に口に出しちゃいけない事があるんだ。誰も叔父さんの離婚について一度も触れないんだ。

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Cold Fish

cold fish = 冷たい感じの人、無感情な人、よそよそしくて感情を表に出さない人、取っつきにくい人、打ち解けない人

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I’d rather watch paint dry than go on a date with her.  She’s a cold fish.
彼女と出掛けるくらいなら、ペンキが乾くのでも見ている方がましだ。彼女って冷たいからな。

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My boss is such a cold fish – he never smiles, never laughs and never even gets angry!
ウチの上司って取っ付きにくいんだ、笑顔を見た事もないし、笑ったり、怒った事さえないんだから!

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She used to be good in bed, now she’s just a cold fish.
彼女昔はベッドですごく良かったんだけど、今じゃもう全く無表情って感じなんだぜ。

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Go Fly a Kite

Go Fly a Kite!

“あっちに行け!”とか”消え失せろ!”とかっていう意味の俗語。

Pad

pad=a place to live
家、自分の部屋、自分の居場所とかって感じでも使うかな。

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He has a really nice pad.  Let’s ask him to have the party next week!
彼ってほんと素晴らしい家持ってんだ。来週パーティしないか聞いてみようよ!

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My pad sucks.  I really need to move.
うちってサイテー。ほんと、引っ越さなきゃ。

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That’s a great pad but the rent is just too high.
すごく素敵な部屋だと思うけど、家賃がちょーっと高いな〜。

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Rinky-dink

rinky-dink = cheap and worthless, of low quality, almost like a joke
安っぽくて役に立たない、品質の低い、ほとんど冗談みたいな、って意味。

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I can’t believe you paid so much for such a rinky-dink car.
君がそんな冗談みたいな車にそんなに金をつぎ込んだなんて信じられないな。

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His rinky-dink band will never get any fans.  They suck too bad!
奴の低レベルなバンドにつくファンなんて考えられないぜ。下手すぎる!

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Do you really think your rinky-dink little chainsaw will cut down that tree?  You must be joking!
本当にその安っぽい小さなチェーンソーであの木を切り倒せると思うのか?冗談だろ!

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