Šµ—p‹å (‚©‚ñ‚悤‚­)@Idiomatic Expressions

This is a comprehensive list of idiomatic expressions selected specifically for advanced learners of the
Japanese language. The list includes many Sino-Japanese compounds, sayings and proverbs.


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Expressions with * are considered not Politically Correct.  They are listed here mainly for passive recognition.
Those with
** are obsolete expressions also for passive recognition. The judgment is, however, entirely my own.

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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‚ ‚ Œ¾‚¦‚΂±‚¤Œ¾‚¤ ‚ ‚ ‚¢‚¦‚΂±‚¤‚¢‚¤ constantly argumentative
‘Š‡ŽP ** ‚ ‚¢‚ ‚¢‚ª‚³ sharing one umbrella (between lovers)
ˆ¤‘z‚ªs‚«‚é ‚ ‚¢‚»‚ª‚‚«‚é run out of patience
ŠJ‚¢‚½Œû‚ªÇ‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢ ‚ ‚¢‚½‚­‚¿‚ª‚Ó‚³‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢ be flabbergasted
‘Š’Æ‚ð‘Å‚Â ‚ ‚¢‚¿‚ð‚¤‚Â chime in
‘ŠŽèŽŸ‘æ ‚ ‚¢‚Ä‚µ‚¾‚¢
depending on the other party
‘ŠŽè‚É“Û‚Ü‚ê‚é ‚ ‚¢‚Ä‚É‚Ì‚Ü‚ê‚é be overwhelmed by the opponent
ˆ¢™Ý‚̌ċz ‚ ‚¤‚ñ‚Ì‚±‚«‚イ on the same wavelength
Â‘§“f‘§ ‚ ‚¨‚¢‚«‚Æ‚¢‚« in great distress
Â“ñË ‚ ‚¨‚É‚³‚¢ greenhorn
Ô’ñ“” ‚ ‚©‚¿‚傤‚¿‚ñ a popular pub with a red lantern
ˆ«Žï–¡ ‚ ‚­‚µ‚ã‚Ý poor taste
ˆ«zŠÂ ‚ ‚­‚¶‚ã‚ñ‚©‚ñ vicious circle
—g‚°‘«‚ðŽæ‚é ‚ ‚°‚ ‚µ‚ð‚Æ‚é find fault with a person
‹“‹å‚Ì‰Ê‚Ä‚É ‚ ‚°‚­‚Ì‚Í‚Ä‚É in the end, end up ....
ã‚°‘V˜‚¦‘V **
‚ ‚°‚º‚ñ‚·‚¦‚º‚ñ be waited on
–¾‚¯‚Ä‚à•é‚ê‚Ä‚à ‚ ‚¯‚Ä‚à‚­‚ê‚Ä‚à day and night
Š{‚ªŠ±ã‚ª‚é ‚ ‚²‚ª‚Ђ ‚ª‚é have nothing to live on
’©”Ñ‘O ‚ ‚³‚ß‚µ‚Ü‚¦ a cinch
‘«‚ªo‚é ‚ ‚µ‚ª‚Å‚é run over budget
‘«‚ª–_‚É‚È‚é
‚ ‚µ‚ª‚Ú‚¤‚É‚È‚é off onefs legs
–¡‚Ȑ^Ž—(‚ð‚·‚é)
‚ ‚¶‚È‚Ü‚Ë pi(z)zazz
‘«‚Ì“¥‚ݏê‚à–³‚¢ ‚ ‚µ‚̂ӂ݂΂à‚È‚¢ no room to stand - messy
–¡‚à‘f‚Á‹C‚à–³‚¢ ‚ ‚¶‚à‚»‚Á‚¯‚à‚È‚¢ flat and tasteless - boring, dull
‘«‰º‚ðŒ©‚é
‚ ‚µ‚à‚Æ‚ð‚Ý‚é take advantage of
–¡‚ðè‚ß‚é  ‚ ‚¶‚ð‚µ‚ß‚é be encouraged by initial success
‘«‚ð‰^‚Ô
‚ ‚µ‚ð‚Í‚±‚Ô go to
“ª‘Å‚¿ ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚¤‚¿ (reach) a ceiling
“ª‚ªã‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢ ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚ª‚ ‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢ cannot compete
“ª‰B‚µ‚ĐK‰B‚³‚¸ ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚©‚­‚µ‚Ä‚µ‚è‚©‚­‚³‚¸ burying onefs head in the sand like an ostrich
“ª‚©‚ç—£‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚©‚ç‚Í‚È‚ê‚È‚¢ cannot forget, haunt
“ª‚Å‚Á‚©‚¿ ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚Å‚Á‚©‚¿ swell head
“ª‚ÉŒŒ‚ªã‚é ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚É‚¿‚ª‚Ì‚Ú‚é get all excited, get upset
“ª‚ð—â‚â‚· ‚ ‚½‚Ü‚ð‚Ђ₷ calm down
V‚µ‚ª‚艮 ‚ ‚½‚炵‚ª‚è‚â novelty hunter
“–‚½‚炸‚Æ‚¢‚¦‚Ç‚à‰“‚©‚炸 ‚ ‚½‚炸‚Æ‚¢‚¦‚Ç‚à‚Æ‚¨‚©‚炸 pretty close
“–‚½‚èŠO‚ê ‚ ‚½‚è‚Í‚¸‚ê hit or miss
“–‚½‚é‚à”ªŒT“–‚½‚ç‚Ê‚à”ªŒT **
‚ ‚½‚é‚à‚Í‚Á‚¯‚ ‚½‚ç‚Ê‚à‚Í‚Á‚¯ One can never tell whether a prophecy will hit or miss.
‚ ‚¿‚ç—§‚Ä‚ê‚΂±‚¿‚炪—§‚½‚¸ ‚ ‚¿‚炽‚Ä‚ê‚΂±‚¿‚炪‚½‚½‚¸ Damned if you do, damned if you don't.
㻂ɒ¦‚è‚ÄäY‚𐁂­** ‚ ‚‚à‚Ì‚É‚±‚è‚Ä‚È‚Ü‚·‚ð‚Ó‚­ Once bitten, twice shy. A burnt child fears the fire.
“–‚Ä‚ªŠO‚ê‚é ‚ ‚Ä‚ª‚Í‚¸‚ê‚é turn out different from expectations
“–‚Ä‚¸‚Á‚Û‚¤ ‚ ‚Ä‚¸‚Á‚Û‚¤ guesswork
Œã–¡‚ªˆ«‚¢ ‚ ‚Æ‚ ‚¶‚ª‚í‚é‚¢ leave a bad aftertaste
Œã‘«‚ō»‚ð‚©‚¯‚é ‚ ‚Æ‚ ‚µ‚Å‚·‚È‚ð‚©‚¯‚é take a parting shot at
Œã‚ÌÕ ‚ ‚Ƃ̂܂‚è too late to regret
Œã‚Í–ì‚Æ‚È‚êŽR‚Æ‚È‚ê ‚ ‚Æ‚Í‚Ì‚Æ‚È‚ê‚â‚Ü‚Æ‚È‚ê I donft care what happens afterwards.
ŒŠ‚ª‚ ‚Á‚½‚ç“ü‚肽‚¢ ‚ ‚È‚ª‚ ‚Á‚½‚ç‚Í‚¢‚肽‚¢ so embarrassed that one wishes to disappear
ŒŠ‚Ì‚ ‚­‚Ù‚ÇŒ©‚Â‚ß‚é ‚ ‚È‚Ì‚ ‚­‚قǂ݂‚߂é stare hard at
ŒZ‹M•—‚𐁂©‚· ‚ ‚É‚«‚©‚º‚ð‚Ó‚©‚· act patronizing
ˆ¢•@‹©Š« **
‚ ‚Ñ‚«‚傤‚©‚ñ shrieking in agony
Šë ‚È‚¢‹´‚ð“n‚é
‚ ‚Ô‚È‚¢‚Í‚µ‚ð‚킽‚é tread on thin ice
–û‚ð”„‚é ‚ ‚Ô‚ç‚ð‚¤‚é waste time in idle conversation
ŠÃ‚¢`‚ð‹z‚¤ ‚ ‚Ü‚¢‚µ‚é‚ð‚·‚¤ take the lionfs share
“V‰º‚è ‚ ‚Ü‚­‚¾‚è descent from heaven
ŠÃ‚­Œ©‚é ‚ ‚Ü‚­‚Ý‚é underestimate
“VŽ×‹S ‚ ‚Ü‚Ì‚¶‚á‚­ perverse
‰J‚ª~‚낤‚ª‘„‚ª~‚낤‚ª ‚ ‚ß‚ª‚ӂ낤‚ª‚â‚肪‚ӂ낤‚ª no matter what happens
‰J~‚Á‚Ä’nŒÅ‚Ü‚é ‚ ‚ß ‚Ó‚Á‚Ä‚À‚©‚½‚Ü‚é After a storm comes a calm.
—’‚Ì‘O‚̐¯‚³ ‚ ‚炵‚Ì‚Ü‚¦‚Ì‚µ‚¸‚¯‚³ the lull before the storm
‚ ‚肪‚½–À˜f ‚ ‚肪‚½‚ß‚¢‚í‚­ unwelcome favor
‹a‚Ì”‡‚¢o‚錄ŠÔ‚à–³‚¢ ‚ ‚è‚Ì‚Í‚¢‚Å‚é‚·‚«‚Ü‚à‚È‚¢ closely besieged
ˆÄ‚¸‚é‚æ‚萶‚Þ‚ªˆÕ‚µ **
‚ ‚ñ‚¸‚é‚æ‚肤‚Þ‚ª‚â‚·‚µ It is sometimes easier to do something than to worry about it.
ˆÃ’†–͍õ ‚ ‚ñ‚¿‚イ‚à‚³‚­ grope in the dark
ˆÄ‚Ì’è ‚ ‚ñ‚Ì‚¶‚傤 as expected
‰–”~ ‚ ‚ñ‚΂¢ condition
ˆÃ–Ù‚Ì—¹‰ð ‚ ‚ñ‚à‚­‚Ì‚è‚傤‚©‚¢ tacit understanding
ˆÀŠyŽ€ ‚ ‚ñ‚ç‚­‚µ euthanasia


 

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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‚¢‚¢‹C‚É‚È‚é ‚¢‚¢‚«‚É‚È‚é be presumptuous
—BX‘øX ** ‚¢‚¢‚¾‚­‚¾‚­ submissively
‚¢‚¢‚¾‚µ‚Á‚Ø
the one who brought up first
Œ¾‚¤‚ÉŒ¾‚í‚ê‚Ê ** ‚¢‚¤‚É‚¢‚í‚ê‚Ê inexpressible
Œ¾‚¤‚Ü‚Å‚à–³‚¢ ‚¢‚¤‚Ü‚Å‚à‚È‚¢ goes without saying
‰Æ‚ÌŽq˜Y“} ** ‚¢‚¦‚Ì‚±‚낤‚Æ‚¤ onefs followers
”@‰½•¨H‚¢ ** ‚¢‚©‚à‚Ì‚®‚¢ have eccentric tastes
¶‚«”n‚̖ڂ𔲂­* ** ‚¢‚«‚¤‚Ü‚Ì‚ß‚ð‚Ê‚­ catch a weasel asleep
‘§‚ª‡‚¤ ‚¢‚«‚ª‚ ‚¤ in tune with each other
‘§‚ªØ‚ê‚é ‚¢‚«‚ª‚«‚ê‚é can hardly keep up
ˆÓ‹CŒ¬V ‚¢‚«‚¯‚ñ‚±‚¤ be in high spirits
¶‚«’n– * ** ‚¢‚«‚¶‚²‚­ living hell
¶‚«Žšˆø ‚¢‚«‚¶‚Ñ‚« walking dictionary
ˆÓ‹CÁ’¾ ‚¢‚«‚µ‚傤‚¿‚ñ be dispirited
‘§‚Ì’·‚¢ ‚¢‚«‚Ì‚È‚ª‚¢ long-lasting
‘§‚̍ª‚ðŽ~‚ß‚é ‚¢‚«‚Ì‚Ë‚ð‚Æ‚ß‚é kill
¶‚«’p‚ð‚³‚ç‚· ** ‚¢‚«‚Í‚¶‚ð‚³‚ç‚· expose oneself to ridicule
ˆÓ‹C—g—g‚Æ ‚¢‚«‚悤‚悤‚Æ triumphantly
‘§‚𐁂«•Ô‚· ‚¢‚«‚ð‚Ó‚«‚©‚¦‚· come back to life
ˆÙŒû“¯‰¹‚É ‚¢‚­‚Ç‚¤‚¨‚ñ‚É with one voice
ˆÏ×–Ê’k ‚¢‚³‚¢‚ß‚ñ‚¾‚ñ Apply personally.
ˆÓŽ¯‚ªžNžO‚Æ‚·‚é ‚¢‚µ‚«‚ª‚à‚¤‚낤‚Æ‚·‚é have a dim consciousness
Î‚̏ã‚É‚àŽO”N ‚¢‚µ‚Ì‚¤‚¦‚É‚à‚³‚ñ‚Ë‚ñ Perseverance prevails.
ˆÓŽv‚Ì‘a’Ê ‚¢‚µ‚Ì‚»‚‚¤ mutual understanding
ˆÓŽu”–Žã ‚¢‚µ‚Í‚­‚¶‚á‚­ weak-willed
ˆãŽÒ‚Ì–³—{¶ ‚¢‚µ‚á‚̂Ԃ悤‚¶‚傤 A physician often neglects his own health.
’É‚­‚à‚È‚¢• ‚ð’T‚ç‚ê‚é ‚¢‚½‚­‚à‚È‚¢‚Í‚ç‚ð‚³‚®‚ç‚ê‚é be suspected without cause
ˆêÀ‚̖ʁX ** ‚¢‚¿‚´‚Ì‚ß‚ñ‚ß‚ñ every one of those present
ˆêŽ–‚ª–œŽ– ‚¢‚¿‚¶‚ª‚΂ñ‚¶ As in one case, so in all.
ˆê’i—Ž ‚¢‚¿‚¾‚ñ‚ç‚­ wind up, wrap up
ˆêl‘O ‚¢‚¿‚É‚ñ‚Ü‚¦ full-fledged
ˆê”O”­‹N(‚·‚é) ‚¢‚¿‚Ë‚ñ‚Ù‚Á‚« resolve firmly
ˆê–ÚŽUi‚É) ‚¢‚¿‚à‚­‚³‚ñ(‚É) (run) for life
ˆêºç‹à‚𖲌©‚é ** ‚¢‚Á‚©‚­‚¹‚ñ‚«‚ñ‚ð‚ä‚ß‚Ý‚é dream of making a fortune at one stroke
ˆê‰Æáő® ** ‚¢‚Á‚©‚¯‚ñ‚¼‚­ onefs whole family
ˆê‰Æ’cŸR ‚¢‚Á‚©‚¾‚ñ‚ç‚ñ happy family get-together
ˆê‹“ˆê“® ‚¢‚Á‚«‚å‚¢‚¿‚Ç‚¤ onefs every move
ˆê‹“—¼“¾ ‚¢‚Á‚«‚å‚è‚傤‚Æ‚­ killing two birds with one stone *
ˆêç‹à ** ‚¢‚Á‚±‚­‚¹‚ñ‚«‚ñ have a truly wonderful time
ˆê¶‚Ì”º—µ ** ‚¢‚Á‚µ‚傤‚Ì‚Í‚ñ‚è‚å partner for life
ˆêS“¯‘Ì ‚¢‚Á‚µ‚ñ‚Ç‚¤‚½‚¢ one in body and mind
ˆêS•s— ‚¢‚Á‚µ‚ñ‚Ó‚ç‚ñ be completely absorbed in
ˆê‡‚Ì–² ** ‚¢‚Á‚·‚¢‚Ì‚ä‚ß a dream during a nap
ˆê¡‚Ý ‚¢‚Á‚·‚ñ‚«‚´‚Ý inch by inch
ˆê¡æ‚͈Š** ‚¢‚Á‚·‚ñ‚³‚«‚Í‚â‚Ý No one knows what may happen tomorrow.
ˆê¡‚Ì’Ž‚É‚àŒÜ•ª‚̍° ** ‚¢‚Á‚·‚ñ‚Ì‚Þ‚µ‚É‚à‚²‚Ô‚Ì‚½‚Ü‚µ‚¢ Even a worm will turn.
ˆê¢ˆê‘ã ‚¢‚Á‚¹‚¢‚¢‚¿‚¾‚¢ once-in-a-lifetime
ˆêÄŽæ’÷‚è ‚¢‚Á‚¹‚¢‚Ƃ肵‚Ü‚è general crackdown
ˆê¢‚ð•—êr‚·‚é ** ‚¢‚Á‚¹‚¢‚ð‚Ó‚¤‚Ñ‚·‚é rule the world
ˆêÎ“ñ’¹ * ‚¢‚Á‚¹‚«‚É‚¿‚傤 killing two birds with one stone *
ˆê‘«”ò‚Ñ‚É ‚¢‚Á‚»‚­‚Æ‚Ñ‚É at a leap
ˆê‘Ì‘S‘Ì ‚¢‚Á‚½‚¢‚º‚ñ‚½‚¢ what on earth
ˆê’m”¼‰ð ** ‚¢‚Á‚¿‚Í‚ñ‚©‚¢ superficial knowledge
ˆê’©ˆê—[(‚Ɂj ‚¢‚Á‚¿‚傤‚¢‚Á‚¹‚« in a short time
ˆê’·ˆê’Z ‚¢‚Á‚¿‚傤‚¢‚Á‚½‚ñ advantages and disadvantages
ˆê’£—… ** ‚¢‚Á‚¿‚傤‚ç onefs best clothes
ˆê“_‚Ì”ñ‚Ì‘Å‚¿Š‚ª‚È‚¢ ‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚ñ‚̂Ђ̂¤‚¿‚Ç‚±‚낪‚È‚¢ be perfectly faultless
ˆê“_’£‚è ‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚ñ‚΂è persist
ˆê“—¼’f ** ‚¢‚Á‚Æ‚¤‚è‚傤‚¾‚ñ take drastic measures
ˆê”tH‚í‚· ‚¢‚Á‚Ï‚¢‚­‚í‚· play a trick on
ˆê”s’n‚É‚Ü‚Ý‚ê‚é ** ‚¢‚Á‚Ï‚¢‚¿‚É‚Ü‚Ý‚ê‚é meet with complete defeat
ˆê”­‰® ‚¢‚Á‚ς‚â slugger
ˆê•C˜T ‚¢‚Á‚Ò‚«‚¨‚¨‚©‚Ý loner
ˆê•Ó“| ‚¢‚Á‚Ø‚ñ‚Æ‚¤ exclusive to
ˆê–{’²Žq ‚¢‚Á‚Û‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚µ monotone
‹‚Ä‚à—§‚Á‚Ä‚à‚¢‚ç‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚¢‚Ä‚à‚½‚Á‚Ä‚à‚¢‚ç‚ê‚È‚¢ cannot sit still
ˆäŒË’[‰ï‹c * ‚¢‚ǂ΂½‚©‚¢‚¬ housewivesf gossip session *
‚¢‚È‚¢‚¢‚È‚¢‚΂ 
peekaboo
‹’¼‚è‹­“ ‚¢‚È‚¨‚育‚¤‚Æ‚¤ a thief who turns violent when detected
ˆÓ‚ɉ‚È ‚¢ ‚¢‚É‚©‚¢‚³‚È‚¢ do not mind
Œ¢Ž€(‚·‚é) ‚¢‚Ê‚¶‚É die for nothing
Œ¢‚̉“–i‚¦ ‚¢‚Ê‚Ì‚Æ‚¨‚Ú‚¦ dogfs howl, criticize from distance
Œ¢‚à•à‚¯‚Ζ_‚É“–‚½‚é ** ‚¢‚Ê‚à‚ ‚邯‚΂ڂ¤‚É‚ ‚½‚é Every dog has his day.
‹–°‚è‰^“](‚·‚é) ‚¢‚˂ނ肤‚ñ‚Ä‚ñ fall asleep at the wheel
–½Œœ‚¯‚Å ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚ª‚¯‚Å desperately
–½hh ** ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚©‚炪‚ç narrow escape
–½’m‚炸 ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚µ‚炸 reckless person
–½Žæ‚è(‚É‚È‚é) ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚Æ‚è fatal factor
–½‚ɕʏó‚È‚¢ ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚ɂׂ‚¶‚傤‚È‚¢ not a life-and-death situation
–½E‚¢(‚·‚é) ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚Ñ‚ë‚¢ narrow escape
ˆÐ•—“°“° ** ‚¢‚Ó‚¤‚Ç‚¤‚Ç‚¤ majestic
–½‚ ‚Á‚Ä‚Ì•¨Ží ** ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚ ‚Á‚Ä‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚¾‚Ë While there is life, there is hope.
–½‚̉¶l ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚Ì‚¨‚ñ‚¶‚ñ person who saved someonefs life
–½‚̐ô‘ó ‚¢‚Ì‚¿‚Ì‚¹‚ñ‚½‚­ first recreation for a long time
¡ˆê ‚¢‚Ü‚¢‚¿ not up to one's expectation
¡‚©¡‚©‚Æ ‚¢‚Ü‚©‚¢‚Ü‚©‚Æ impatiently
¡–‚¢‚½‰G‚ª‚à‚¤Î‚Á‚½ ‚¢‚Ü‚È‚¢‚½‚©‚ç‚·‚ª‚à‚¤‚í‚ç‚Á‚½ Crying just a while ago but now already smiling.
¡‚ÉŽn‚Ü‚Á‚½‚±‚Æ‚Å‚Í‚È‚¢ ‚¢‚Ü‚É‚Í‚¶‚Ü‚Á‚½‚±‚Æ‚Å‚Í‚È‚¢ not the first time
¡‚ðŽž‚ß‚­** ‚¢‚Ü‚ð‚Æ‚«‚ß‚­ most influential
ˆÓ–¡[’· ‚¢‚Ý‚µ‚ñ‚¿‚傤 meaningful
ˆð‚ðô‚¤‚悤‚È ‚¢‚à‚ð‚ ‚ç‚¤‚悤‚È jostling against each other
Œ™‚ÆŒ¾‚¤‚Ù‚Ç ‚¢‚â‚Æ‚¢‚¤‚Ù‚Ç exhaustively
”Û‰ž–³‚µ‚É ‚¢‚₨‚¤‚È‚µ‚É by force
–킪ã‚É‚à ‚¢‚₪‚¤‚¦‚É‚à all the more
”Û‚Å‚à‰ž‚Å‚à ‚¢‚â‚Å‚à‚¨‚¤‚Å‚à no choice but
‹—¯Žç‚ðŽg‚¤ ‚¢‚é‚·‚ð‚‚©‚¤ pretend to be out
“ü‚ê‘Ö‚í‚è—§‚¿‘Ö‚í‚è ‚¢‚ê‚©‚í‚肽‚¿‚©‚í‚è one after another
F‚Ì”’‚¢‚ÍŽµ“ï‰B‚· * ** ‚¢‚ë‚Ì‚µ‚ë‚¢‚Í‚µ‚¿‚È‚ñ‚©‚­‚· A fair complexion makes up many a defect.
F‚ðŽ¸‚¤ ‚¢‚ë‚ð‚¤‚µ‚È‚¤ lose colour, turn pale
F‚ð•t‚¯‚é ‚¢‚ë‚ð‚‚¯‚é add a bonus or sweetner
F‚ð‚È‚· ** ‚¢‚ë‚ð‚È‚· turn red/purple with anger/rage
‚¢‚í‚­Œ¾‚¢“ï‚¢ ** ‚¢‚í‚­‚¢‚¢‚ª‚½‚¢ indescribable
Œ¾‚킸‚Æ’m‚ꂽ ‚¢‚킸‚Æ‚µ‚ꂽ obvious
Œ¾‚킸‚à‚ª‚È ** ‚¢‚킸‚à‚ª‚È better left unsaid
Œ¾‚í‚Ê‚ª‰Ô ** ‚¢‚í‚Ê‚ª‚Í‚È better leave it unsaid
(‚Æ)Œ¾‚í‚ñ‚΂©‚è(‚É) ‚¢‚í‚ñ‚΂©‚è as if
ŸuŠÓ‰“‚©‚炸 ** ‚¢‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚Æ‚¨‚©‚炸 We do not have to look far to find precedents that should be a warning to us.
œ¾œç–³—ç(‚È) ‚¢‚ñ‚¬‚ñ‚Ô‚ê‚¢ insolent politeness
Ÿu“ö‚ð‹É‚ß‚é ** ‚¢‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚ð‚«‚í‚ß‚é enjoy prosperity
ˆø“±‚ð“n‚· ** ‚¢‚ñ‚Ç‚¤‚ð‚킽‚· perform the last rites over the deceased
‰B”EŽ©d(‚·‚é) ** ‚¢‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚¶‚¿‚傤 patience and prudence
 


 

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Hiragana Version                                      
English Meaning
—Lˆ×“]•Ï **
‚¤‚¢‚Ä‚ñ‚Ø‚ñ 
mutability
ã‚É—§‚ ‚¤‚¦‚É‚½‚ be a leader of
ã‚ɂ͏オ‚ ‚é
‚¤‚¦‚É‚Í‚¤‚¦‚ª‚ ‚é There is always someone better.
ã‚ðs‚­ ‚¤‚¦‚ð‚¢‚­ be ahead of
ã‚ð‰º‚Ö‚Ì‘å‘›‚¬ ‚¤‚¦‚ð‚µ‚½‚Ö‚Ì‚¨‚¨‚³‚킬 in a state of confusion
‰E‰¶‰‚· ‚é ‚¤‚¨‚¤‚³‚¨‚¤‚·‚é go hither and thither
‹›S‚ ‚ê‚ΐ…S‚ ‚è **
‚¤‚¨‚²‚±‚ë‚ ‚ê‚΂݂¸‚²‚±‚ë‚ ‚è Scratch my back and Ifll scratch yours.
•‚‚©‚ÊŠç‚ð‚·‚é ‚¤‚©‚Ê‚©‚¨‚ð‚·‚é look disheartened
•‚‚«‘«—§‚Â
‚¤‚«‚ ‚µ‚¾‚ falter, become restless
•‚‚«•‚‚«‚·‚é ‚¤‚«‚¤‚«‚·‚é in high spirits
‰JŒã‚Ì’|‚ÌŽq **
‚¤‚²‚Ì‚½‚¯‚Ì‚± like so many mushrooms
‰G‡‚̏O **
‚¤‚²‚¤‚Ì‚µ‚イ rabble
“®‚«‚ªŽæ‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚¤‚²‚«‚ª‚Æ‚ê‚È‚¢ unable to move
‰EŒÚ¶á¾‚·‚é **
‚¤‚±‚³‚ׂñ‚·‚é vacillate
—J‚³°‚炵 ‚¤‚³‚΂炵 diversion
—J‚³‚𐰂炷
‚¤‚³‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· forget onefs troble by doing something enjoyable
ŒÓŽUL‚¢ ** ‚¤‚³‚ñ‚­‚³‚¢ suspicious-looking
‹‚Ɉø‚©‚ê‚Ä‘PŒõŽ›ŽQ‚è **
‚¤‚µ‚ɂЂ©‚ê‚Ä‚º‚ñ‚±‚¤‚¶‚Ü‚¢‚è be led into doing good by chance
Ž‚æ‚èˆç‚¿ ** ‚¤‚¶‚æ‚è‚»‚¾‚¿ Breeding is more important than birth.
(“G‚É)Œã‚ë‚ðŒ©‚¹‚é (‚Ä‚«‚É)‚¤‚µ‚ë‚ð‚Ý‚¹‚é turn onefs back on the enemy
Œã‚딯‚ðˆø‚©‚ê‚é(Žv‚¢‚ª‚·‚é) ‚¤‚µ‚낪‚Ý‚ð‚Ђ©‚ê‚é(‚¨‚à‚¢‚ª‚·‚é) with painful reluctance
Œã‚ëˆÃ‚¢i‚Æ ‚±‚낪 ‚ ‚éj
‚¤‚µ‚ë‚®‚ç‚¢ shady
‰R‚©‚ço‚½‚Ü‚±‚Æ ‚¤‚»‚©‚ç‚Å‚½‚Ü‚±‚Æ An incorrect statement may turn out to be correct in the end.
‰R‚à•û•Ö **
‚¤‚»‚à‚Ù‚¤‚ׂñ It is necessary to lie sometimes.
‰R”ª•S(•À ‚ׂéj ** ‚¤‚»‚Í‚Á‚Ò‚á‚­(‚È‚ç‚ׂé)
a whole pack of lies
搂¢•¶‹å
‚¤‚½‚¢‚à‚ñ‚­ catch phrase
‹^‚¢‚𐰂炷 ‚¤‚½‚ª‚¢‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· clear oneself of
‚¤‚¾‚‚ªã‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢ * ‚¤‚¾‚‚ª‚ ‚ª‚ç‚È‚¢
no hope of getting ahead
“à•ÙŒc ** ‚¤‚¿‚ׂñ‚¯‚¢ bossy at home and timid elsewhere
“àŒÒp–ò **
‚¤‚¿‚Ü‚½‚±‚¤‚â‚­ timeserver
—L’¸“V(‚É‚È‚é) ‚¤‚¿‚傤‚Ä‚ñ ecstasy
“à—Ö‚à‚ß(‚·‚é) ‚¤‚¿‚í‚à‚ß family quarrel
Œ»‚𔲂©‚· ‚¤‚‚‚ð‚Ê‚©‚· be hooked on
‘Å‚Á‚Ä•Ï‚í‚Á‚½
‚¤‚Á‚Ä‚©‚í‚Á‚½ suddenly changed
(‚É)‘Å‚Á‚Ä•t‚¯(‚Ì) ‚¤‚Á‚¯ ideal for
ŸT•®‚𐰂炷 ‚¤‚Á‚Õ‚ñ‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· vent onefs anger
‚¤‚‚炤‚‚ç(‚·‚é)
dozing
˜r‚ª—§‚ ‚¤‚Å‚ª‚½‚ able
˜r‚ª–Â‚é ‚¤‚Å‚ª‚È‚é be itching to show onefs ability
˜rs‚­‚Å ‚¤‚Å‚¸‚­‚Å by force
˜r‚Éãr‚è‚ð‚©‚¯‚é ‚¤‚Å‚É‚æ‚è‚ð‚©‚¯‚é use the utmost care and all the skill
˜r‚ÌŒ©‚¹Š ‚¤‚Å‚Ì‚Ý‚¹‚Ç‚±‚ë chance to show onefs ability
˜r‚ð‚±‚Ü‚Ë ‚­ ‚¤‚Å‚ð‚±‚Ü‚Ë‚­ look on with arms folded
‘łĂ΋¿‚­ ‚¤‚Ă΂Ђт­ respond quickly
˜r‚ðU‚邤 ‚¤‚Å‚ð‚ӂ邤 demonstrate onefs ability
˜r‚𖁂­ ‚¤‚Å‚ð‚Ý‚ª‚­ polish skills
“ÆŠˆ‚Ì‘å–Ø * ** ‚¤‚Ç‚Ì‚½‚¢‚Ú‚­ big good-for-nothing oaf *
‰V“o‚è ‚¤‚È‚¬‚Ì‚Ú‚è skyrocketing
‰L“Û‚Ý‚É‚·‚é ‚¤‚Ì‚Ý‚É‚·‚é swallow, accept without question
‰L‚Ì–Ú‘é‚Ì–Ú‚Å’T‚· ‚¤‚Ì‚ß‚½‚©‚Ì‚ß‚Å‚³‚ª‚· look for ... with sharp eyes
‚¤‚Ü‚¢`‚ð‹z‚¤ ‚¤‚Ü‚¢‚µ‚é‚ð‚·‚¤ siphon profits
”n‚ª‡‚¤ ‚¤‚Ü‚ª‚ ‚¤ get along well
”n‚ÌŽ¨‚É”O•§ * ** ‚¤‚Ü‚Ì‚Ý‚Ý‚É‚Ë‚ñ‚Ô‚Â It is like preaching to the deaf ears. *
ŠCçŽRç *
‚¤‚Ý‚¹‚ñ‚â‚Ü‚¹‚ñ old fox *
ŠC‚Ì‘”‹û‚ƏÁ‚¦‚é **
‚¤‚Ý‚Ì‚à‚­‚¸‚Æ‚«‚¦‚é be buried in a watery grave
ŠC‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Æ‚àŽR‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Æ‚à‚‚©‚È‚¢ ‚¤‚Ý‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Æ‚à‚â‚Ü‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Æ‚à‚‚©‚È‚¢ impossible to predict
—L–³‚ðŒ¾‚í‚³‚¸
‚¤‚Þ‚ð‚¢‚í‚³‚¸ by force
—L–ë–³–ë ‚¤‚â‚Þ‚â unsettled
âü—]‹ÈÜ ‚¤‚æ‚«‚å‚­‚¹‚ twists and turns
— ‚É‚Í— ‚ª‚ ‚é ‚¤‚ç‚É‚Í‚¤‚炪‚ ‚é There are wheels within wheels.
¦‚݂𐰂炷 ‚¤‚ç‚Ý‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· avenge oneself
— ‚ð‚©‚­ ‚¤‚ç‚ð‚©‚­ outwit, outsmart
— ‚ðŽæ‚é ‚¤‚ç‚ð‚Æ‚é collect evidence
”„‚茾—t‚É”ƒ‚¢Œ¾—t ‚¤‚肱‚Ƃ΂ɂ©‚¢‚±‚Æ‚Î tit for tat
‚¤‚ꂵ‚¢”ß–Â‚ð‚ ‚°‚é ‚¤‚ꂵ‚¢‚Ђ߂¢‚ð‚ ‚°‚é be overwhelmed and delighted
‚¤‚ë‚¿‚å‚ë(‚·‚é)
hang around
ŒÓ—(‚È) ‚¤‚ë‚ñ suspicious-looking
‚¤‚ñ‚´‚è(‚·‚é)
be disgusted
‰_ŽU–¶Á(‚·‚é) ** ‚¤‚ñ‚³‚ñ‚Þ‚µ‚傤 disperse
åD’~‚ðŒX‚¯‚é **
‚¤‚ñ‚¿‚­‚ð‚©‚½‚Þ‚¯‚é draw upon onefs profound knowledge
‰_“D‚̍· ‚¤‚ñ‚Å‚¢‚Ì‚³ great difference
‚¤‚ñ‚Æ‚à‚·‚ñ‚Æ‚àŒ¾‚í‚È‚¢ ‚¤‚ñ‚Æ‚à‚·‚ñ‚Æ‚à‚¢‚í‚È‚¢ say no word
å]‰œ‚ð‹É‚ß‚é **
‚¤‚ñ‚Ì‚¤‚ð‚«‚í‚ß‚é master the secrets of
‰^‚̐s‚«
‚¤‚ñ‚̂‚« fate
‰^‚ð“V‚É”C‚¹‚é ‚¤‚ñ‚ð‚Ä‚ñ‚É‚Ü‚©‚¹‚é leave fate to Heaven




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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‰hŒÍ·Š ** ‚¦‚¢‚±‚¹‚¢‚·‚¢ rise and fall
‰h—s‰h‰Ø  ** ‚¦‚¢‚悤‚¦‚¢‚ª power and fortune
‚¦‚±æۛž(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚¦‚±‚Ђ¢‚« favoritism
“¾‚½‚è‚≞‚Æ **
‚¦‚½‚è‚₨‚¤‚Æ lose no time in
‰zŒ sˆ× ‚¦‚Á‚¯‚ñ‚±‚¤‚¢ act of arrogation
‚¦‚Á‚¿‚炨‚Á‚¿‚ç **
laboriously
“¾Žè•s“¾Žè ‚¦‚Ä‚Ó‚¦‚Ä onefs strengths and weaknesses
]ŒË‚Ì“G‚𒷍è‚Å“¢‚ ** ‚¦‚Ç‚Ì‚©‚½‚«‚ð‚È‚ª‚³‚«‚Å‚¤‚ take revenge on someone in an unlikely place
ŠG‚É‚©‚¢‚½–Ý ‚¦‚É‚©‚¢‚½‚à‚¿ pie in the sky
ŠG‚É‚È‚é ‚¦‚É‚È‚é make a lovely picture
Œb”ä{Šç
‚¦‚Ñ‚·‚ª‚¨
smiling face
ŠC˜V‚Å‘â‚ð’Þ‚é
‚¦‚Ñ‚Å‚½‚¢‚ð‚‚é throw a sprat to catch a mackerel
“¾‚àŒ¾‚í‚ê‚Ê **
‚¦‚à‚¢‚í‚ê‚Ê indescribable
‹Ý‚𐳂· ‚¦‚è‚ð‚½‚¾‚· shape up
‰‹N‚ð’S‚® ‚¦‚ñ‚¬‚ð‚©‚Â‚® be superstitious
ƒGƒ“ƒWƒ“‚𐁂©‚· ƒGƒ“ƒWƒ“‚ð‚Ó‚©‚· rev up the engine
‰‚̉º‚Ì—ÍŽ‚¿ ‚¦‚ñ‚Ì‚µ‚½‚Ì‚¿‚©‚ç‚à‚¿ unsung hero
腖‚’  *
‚¦‚ñ‚Ü‚¿‚傤 teacherfs grade book
‰Œ‹‚т̐_ ‚¦‚ñ‚Þ‚·‚Ñ‚Ì‚©‚Ý god of marriage
‰“—¶‰ïŽß‚à‚È‚­ ‚¦‚ñ‚è‚傦‚µ‚á‚­‚à‚È‚­ without the least compunction



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
’Ç‚¢•—
‚¨‚¢‚©‚º
tail wind
’u‚¢‚Ä‚«‚Ú‚è‚ðH‚¤ ‚¨‚¢‚Ä‚«‚Ú‚è‚ð‚­‚¤ be left behind
˜V‚¢‚Ä‚ÍŽq‚ɏ]‚¦ * **
‚¨‚¢‚Ä‚Í‚±‚É‚µ‚½‚ª‚¦ When you get old, you had better take your childrenfs advice. *
˜V‚¢‚̈ê“O * **
‚¨‚¢‚Ì‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚Â obstinacy of old age *
‰¶Û‚̈«‚¢ *
‚¨‚¤‚¶‚傤‚¬‚í‚Ì‚í‚é‚¢ do not know when to give up
•‰‚¤‚½Žq‚É‹³‚¦‚ç‚ê‚Đ󐣂ð“n‚é **
‚¨‚¤‚½‚±‚É‚¨‚µ‚¦‚ç‚ê‚Ä‚ ‚³‚¹‚ð‚킽‚é@@ A fool may give a wise man counsel. *
‘åˆê”Ô
‚¨‚¨‚¢‚¿‚΂ñ decisive game
‘å“ü‚è–žˆõ ‚¨‚¨‚¢‚è‚Ü‚ñ‚¢‚ñ Full House
‘½‚©‚ꏭ‚È‚©‚ê ‚¨‚¨‚©‚ê‚·‚­‚È‚©‚ê more or less
‘å‚«‚È‚¨¢˜b(‚¾) ‚¨‚¨‚«‚È‚¨‚¹‚í none of onefs business
‘å‚«‚ÈŠç‚ð‚·‚é ‚¨‚¨‚«‚È‚©‚¨‚ð‚·‚é act cocky
‘åŒû‚ð‚½‚½‚­ ‚¨‚¨‚®‚¿‚ð‚½‚½‚­ brag
‘åŒäŠ ‚¨‚¨‚²‚µ‚å leading figure
‘å—§ŽÒ ‚¨‚¨‚¾‚Ä‚à‚Ì leading figure
‘åŽè‚ðU‚é ‚¨‚¨‚Å‚ð‚Ó‚é rampant
‘åçë‚ðU‚邤 **
‚¨‚¨‚È‚½‚ð‚ӂ邤 make drastic cuts
‘å”ՐU‚é•‘‚¢‚ð‚·‚é ‚¨‚¨‚΂ñ‚Ô‚é‚Ü‚¢‚ð‚·‚é treat someone to a feast
‘å‘D‚ɏæ‚Á‚½‹CŽ‚¿(‚Å) ‚¨‚¨‚Ô‚Ë‚É‚Ì‚Á‚½‚«‚à‚¿ feel reassured
‘å•—˜C•~‚ðL‚°‚é ‚¨‚¨‚Ԃ낵‚«‚ð‚Ђ낰‚é talk big
‘匩“¾‚ðØ‚é ‚¨‚¨‚Ý‚¦‚ð‚«‚é
declare impressively
‘å–Ú‹Ê‚ðH‚炤 ‚¨‚¨‚ß‚¾‚Ü‚ð‚­‚ç‚¤ get scolded severely
ԌҦ
‚¨‚¨‚í‚ç‚í extremely busy
‚¨–åˆá‚¢ ‚¨‚©‚Ç‚¿‚ª‚¢ wrong person to blame
‚¨Š”‚ð’D‚¤
‚¨‚©‚Ô‚ð‚¤‚Î‚¤
beat someone at his own game
‰ª–Ú”ª–Ú **
‚¨‚©‚ß‚Í‚¿‚à‚­ Onlookers see more than players.
‚¨Š¥ (‚¾)
‚¨‚©‚ñ‚Þ‚è be cross
‚¨‹„‚𐘂¦‚é ‚¨‚«‚イ‚ð‚·‚¦‚é
put the fear of God into *
‰œ‚ÌŽè ‚¨‚­‚Ì‚Ä onefs trump card
‰œŽ•‚É•¨‚ª‹²‚Ü‚Á‚½‚悤‚ÈŒ¾‚¢•û(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚¨‚­‚΂ɂà‚Ì‚ª‚Í‚³‚Ü‚Á‚½‚悤‚È‚¢‚¢‚©‚½ beating around the bush
‚¨‚­‚Ñ‚É‚ào‚³‚È‚¢ ‚¨‚­‚Ñ‚É‚à‚¾‚³‚È‚¢ show no sign
‰°•a•—‚ɐ‚©‚ê‚é ‚¨‚­‚т傤‚©‚º‚É‚Ó‚©‚ê‚é lose onefs nerve
ŒäŒ¾—t‚Ɋ¦‚Ä ‚¨‚±‚Ƃ΂ɂ ‚Ü‚¦‚Ä if I may take you up on it
‚¨æ–_‚ð’S‚® ‚¨‚³‚¬‚Ú‚¤‚ð‚©‚Â‚® be a willing catsf-paw/tool for a person
‚¨æ^‚ÁˆÃ ‚¨‚³‚«‚Ü‚Á‚­‚ç future looks hopeless
‚¨À•~‚ª‚©‚©‚é ‚¨‚´‚µ‚«‚ª‚©‚©‚é be invited
‚¨—¢‚ª’m‚ê‚é ‚¨‚³‚Æ‚ª‚µ‚ê‚é betray onefs upbringing
—c“éõ ‚¨‚³‚È‚È‚¶‚Ý childhood friend
‰Ÿ‚µ‚ª—˜‚­ ‚¨‚µ‚ª‚«‚­ influential
‰Ÿ‚µ‡‚¢‚Ö‚µ‡‚¢ (‚·‚é)
‚¨‚µ‚ ‚¢‚Ö‚µ‚ ‚¢ push and shove
‰Ÿ‚µ‹£é\“ª ‚¨‚µ‚­‚ç‚Ü‚ñ‚¶‚イ push and shove game
„‚µ‚Ä’m‚é‚ׂµ
‚¨‚µ‚Ä‚µ‚é‚ׂµ be easily guessed
‰Ÿ‚µ‚à‰Ÿ‚³‚ê‚à‚µ‚È‚¢ ‚¨‚µ‚à‚¨‚³‚ê‚à‚µ‚È‚¢ unchallenged
‰Ÿ‚µ–â“š ‚¨‚µ‚à‚ñ‚Ç‚¤ arguing back and forth
‚¨Žß‰Þ‚É‚È‚é * ‚¨‚µ‚á‚©‚É‚È‚é be ruined
‚¨‚¶‚á‚ñ‚É‚È‚é
fall through
‚¨¢Ž«Î‚¢ ‚¨‚¹‚¶‚í‚ç‚¢ insincere smile
‚¨‘V—§‚Ä(‚·‚é) ‚¨‚º‚ñ‚¾‚Ä preparations, prepare
’x‚©‚ꑁ‚©‚ê ‚¨‚»‚©‚ê‚Í‚â‚©‚ê sooner or later
’xŽª‚«‚È‚ª‚ç ‚¨‚»‚Ü‚«‚È‚ª‚ç belatedly
‹°‚é‹°‚é ‚¨‚»‚邨‚»‚é
fearfully
‚¨‚‚­‚Æ‚Ü‚é ‚¨‚½‚©‚­‚Æ‚Ü‚é be stuck-up
ø‚Ăɏæ‚é ‚¨‚¾‚Ä‚É‚Ì‚é be flattered into
Œä‘É•§‚É‚È‚é *
‚¨‚¾‚Ԃ‚ɂȂé be ruined beyond recovery
‚¨ˆ×‚²‚©‚µ **
‚¨‚½‚ß‚²‚©‚µ ulterior motive behind
¬“cŒ´•]’è **
‚¨‚¾‚í‚ç‚Ђ傤‚¶‚傤 inconclusive discussion
—Ž‚¿—ë‚ê
‚¨‚¿‚±‚Ú‚ê dropout
—Ž‚¿–Ú‚É‚È‚é ‚¨‚¿‚ß‚É‚È‚é be on the decline
‚¨’ƒ‚ÌŽq‚³‚¢‚³‚¢ ‚¨‚¿‚á‚Ì‚±‚³‚¢‚³‚¢ cinch
‚¨’ƒ‚ð‘÷‚· ‚¨‚¿‚á‚ð‚É‚²‚· make do with
‚¨Žèã‚° ‚¨‚Ä‚ ‚° giving up
ŒäŽè‚Ì•¨
‚¨‚Ä‚Ì‚à‚Ì onefs strong point
ŒäŽè·‚è ‚¨‚Ä‚à‚è suit onefs convenience
Œä“]”k * ‚¨‚Ä‚ñ‚Î tomboy *
Œä‰¾”¶ ‚¨‚Æ‚¬‚΂Ȃµ fairy tale
‰¹¹‘¿‚ª‚È‚¢
‚¨‚Æ‚³‚½‚ª‚È‚¢ have no news
‹º‚µ‚½‚è‚·‚©‚µ‚½‚è ‚¨‚Ç‚µ‚½‚è‚·‚©‚µ‚½‚è alternating threats with flattery
—Ž‚Æ‚µ‘O‚ð‚‚¯‚é * ‚¨‚Æ‚µ‚Ü‚¦‚ð‚‚¯‚é pay the debt
‘ål‹C‚È‚¢ ‚¨‚Æ‚È‚°‚È‚¢ childish
“¯‚¶Š˜‚̔тðH‚¤ ‚¨‚È‚¶‚©‚Ü‚Ì‚ß‚µ‚ð‚­‚¤ work at the same place
‚¨—Ü’¸‘Õ ‚¨‚È‚Ý‚¾‚¿‚傤‚¾‚¢ tearjerker
‹S‚ªo‚é‚©ŽÖ‚ªo‚é‚©
‚¨‚É‚ª‚Å‚é‚©‚¶‚Ⴊ‚Å‚é‚© God only knows what may happen.
‹S‚É‹à–_ ‚¨‚É‚É‚©‚È‚Ú‚¤ make one even stronger
‹S‚Ì‚¢‚ʊԂɐô‘ó
‚¨‚É‚Ì‚¢‚Ê‚Ü‚É‚¹‚ñ‚½‚­ While the cat is away, the mice will play.
‹S‚ÌŽñ‚ðŽæ‚Á‚½‚悤‚É
‚¨‚É‚Ì‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚Æ‚Á‚½‚悤‚É triumphantly
‹S‚Ì–Ú‚É‚à—Ü **
‚¨‚É‚Ì‚ß‚É‚à‚È‚Ý‚¾ Even the hard-hearted can be moved to tears.
”ö‰H‘Å‚¿ŒÍ‚ç‚· **
‚¨‚Í‚¤‚¿‚©‚ç‚· come down in the world
\”ª”Ô ‚¨‚Í‚± one's specialty
‚¨”«‚ª‰ñ‚Á‚Ä‚­‚é ‚¨‚Í‚¿‚ª‚Ü‚í‚Á‚Ä‚­‚é My turn has come.
Œä•¥” ‚É‚È‚é ‚¨‚Í‚ç‚¢‚΂±‚É‚È‚é be dismissed
‚¨lD‚µ ‚¨‚ЂƂ悵 good-natured
‘Ñ‚É’Z‚µæF‚É’·‚µ ‚¨‚Ñ‚É‚Ý‚¶‚©‚µ‚½‚·‚«‚É‚È‚ª‚µ It is good for neither one thing nor the other.
‚¨•S“x‚ð“¥‚Þ **
‚¨‚ЂႭ‚Ç‚ð‚Ó‚Þ visit repeatedly to request
‚¨ŠJ‚«‚É‚È‚é ‚¨‚Ђ炫‚É‚È‚é break up, end
”ö•h‚ð•t‚¯‚é ‚¨‚Ђê‚ð‚‚¯‚é exaggerate
‚¨‚ׂÁ‚©‚ðŽg‚¤
‚¨‚ׂÁ‚©‚ð‚‚©‚¤ suck up
‚¨–V‚¿‚á‚ñˆç‚¿ ‚¨‚Ú‚Á‚¿‚á‚ñ‚»‚¾‚¿ overprotected/inexperienced youth
žOŒŽ–é ‚¨‚Ú‚ë‚«‚æ night with a hazy moon
‚¨‚Ú‚ê‚éŽÒ‚͘m‚ð‚à‚‚©‚Þ
‚¨‚Ú‚ê‚é‚à‚Ì‚Í‚í‚ç‚ð‚à‚‚©‚Þ
A drowning man will catch at a straw.
‚¨Õ‚è‘›‚¬
‚¨‚܂‚肳‚킬 wild time/party
‰˜–¼‚ð‚·‚·‚® ‚¨‚ß‚¢‚ð‚·‚·‚® clear onefs name
‚¨–Ú‹Ê‚ðH‚炤 ‚¨‚ß‚¾‚Ü‚ð‚­‚ç‚¤ get a good scolding
Œä–ڏo“x ‚¨‚ß‚Å‚½ pregnant/expecting
Žv‚¢o‚µÎ‚¢ ‚¨‚à‚¢‚¾‚µ‚í‚ç‚¢ smile to oneself about the past
Žv‚¢—§‚Á‚½‚ª‹g“ú ‚¨‚à‚¢‚½‚Á‚½‚ª‚«‚¿‚¶‚ Strike while the iron is hot.
Žv‚¢‚àŠñ‚ç‚È‚¢ ‚¨‚à‚¢‚à‚æ‚ç‚È‚¢ incredible/unbelievable
Žv‚¢‚𐰂炷 ‚¨‚à‚¢‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· get onefs revenge
Žv‚¤‘¶•ª ‚¨‚à‚¤‚¼‚ñ‚Ô‚ñ as much as one wants
Žv‚¤šâ‚É‚Í‚Ü‚é ‚¨‚à‚¤‚‚ڂɂ͂܂é play right into someonefs hands
•\¹‘¿‚É‚·‚é ‚¨‚à‚Ä‚´‚½‚É‚·‚é make it public knowledge
e•û“ú‚ÌŠÛ ‚¨‚â‚©‚½‚Ђ̂܂é have the Japanese government looking after
Œä–ðŠŽdŽ– ‚¨‚â‚­‚µ‚債‚²‚Æ bureaucracy, red tape
‚¨ˆÀ‚¢Œä—p ‚¨‚â‚·‚¢‚²‚悤 no problem
‚¨ˆÀ‚­‚È‚¢ ‚¨‚â‚·‚­‚È‚¢ on intimate terms with
e‚̈ö‰Ê‚ªŽq‚É•ñ‚¢ **
‚¨‚â‚Ì‚¢‚ñ‚ª‚ª‚±‚É‚Þ‚­‚¢ The sins of parents will be visited upon the children.
e‚Ì•—‚𐁂©‚· ‚¨‚â‚Ì‚©‚º‚ð‚Ó‚©‚· exercise parental authority
e‚̐SŽq’m‚炸
‚¨‚â‚Ì‚±‚±‚낱‚µ‚炸
Children often do not understand how parents feel.
e‚Ìãø‚ðê–‚é ‚¨‚â‚Ì‚·‚Ë‚ð‚©‚¶‚é sponge off onefs parents
e‚ÌŽµŒõ‚è ‚¨‚â‚̂ȂȂЂ©‚è great influence of parents
e‚Ì—~–Ú ‚¨‚â‚Ì‚æ‚­‚ß parentfs indulgent eyes about their children
e‚Í‚È‚­‚Æ‚àŽq‚͈ç‚ **
‚¨‚â‚Í‚È‚­‚Æ‚à‚±‚Í‚»‚¾‚ Children grow up somehow, even without parents.
e‘D‚ɏæ‚Á‚½‹CŽ‚¿(‚Å‚¢‚é) ‚¨‚â‚Ô‚Ë‚É‚Ì‚Á‚½‚«‚à‚¿ feeling reassured
‚¨ŽR‚̑叫
‚¨‚â‚Ü‚Ì‚½‚¢‚µ‚傤 king of the mountain
‹y‚΂¸‚È‚ª‚ç ‚¨‚æ‚΂¸‚È‚ª‚ç to the best of onefs ability
‹y‚э˜ (‚Å)
‚¨‚æ‚Ñ‚²‚µ indecisive
Üˆ«‚µ‚­ ‚¨‚è‚ ‚µ‚­ unfortunately
Ü‚è•Ô‚µ‰^“]
‚¨‚è‚©‚¦‚µ‚¤‚ñ‚Ä‚ñ shuttling back and forth between
Ü‚莆‚ð•t‚¯‚é ‚¨‚肪‚Ý‚ð‚‚¯‚é endorse onefs ability
Ü‚荞‚ݍL
‚¨‚肱‚Ý‚±‚¤‚±‚­ insert
Ü‚ɐG‚ê‚Ä ‚¨‚è‚É‚Ó‚ê‚Ä from time to time
Ü‚è–ڐ³‚µ‚¢ ‚¨‚è‚ß‚½‚¾‚µ‚¢ well-mannered
Ü‚è‚à‚ ‚낤‚É ‚¨‚è‚à‚ ‚낤‚É of all times
Ü‚è‚àÜ‚è ‚¨‚è‚à‚¨‚è at the very moment
‚¨‚남‚ë‚·‚é
falter
‚¨Î‚¢Ží ‚¨‚í‚ç‚¢‚®‚³ big joke
”ö‚ðˆø‚­ ‚¨‚ð‚Ђ­ drag on
‰¶•Ô‚µ‚ð‚·‚é ‚¨‚ñ‚ª‚¦‚µ‚ð‚·‚é return favor
‰¶’…‚¹‚ª‚Ü‚µ‚¢ ‚¨‚ñ‚«‚¹‚ª‚Ü‚µ‚¢
patronizing
‰·ŒÌ’mV ** ‚¨‚ñ‚±‚¿‚µ‚ñ discover new things by studying the past
‰¹“ª‚ðŽæ‚é ‚¨‚ñ‚Ç‚ð‚Æ‚é lead a group of people
•‰‚ñ‚Ô‚É•ø‚Á‚± ‚¨‚ñ‚Ô‚É‚¾‚Á‚± totally dependent
‰¶‚É’…‚é ‚¨‚ñ‚É‚«‚é be grateful
‰¶‚ð‹w‚Å•Ô‚·
‚¨‚ñ‚ð‚ ‚¾‚Å‚©‚¦‚· repay kindness with evil
‰¶‚ð”„‚é ‚¨‚ñ‚ð‚¤‚é demand gratitude
‰¶‚ð’…‚¹‚é ‚¨‚ñ‚ð‚«‚¹‚é make one feel grateful



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
Ž”‚¢Œ¢‚ÉŽè‚ð‚©‚Ü‚ê‚é ‚©‚¢‚¢‚Ê‚É‚Ä‚ð‚©‚Ü‚ê‚é
be betrayed by a trusted follower
‰õ‹Cj‚ð‚·‚é ‚©‚¢‚«‚¢‚í‚¢‚ð‚·‚é celebrate onefs recovery from illness
‰ö‹C‰Š‚ðã‚°‚é **
‚©‚¢‚«‚¦‚ñ‚ð‚ ‚°‚é speak flamboyantly
æ~悂ð˜M‚·‚é ** ‚©‚¢‚¬‚á‚­‚ð‚낤‚·‚é
crack jokes
ŠJŒûˆê”Ô
‚©‚¢‚±‚¤‚¢‚¿‚΂ñ as soon as one speaks
‰õÆ‚ð‹©‚Ô **
‚©‚¢‚³‚¢‚ð‚³‚¯‚Ô shout with delight
ŠZ‘³ˆêG **
‚ª‚¢‚µ‚イ‚¢‚Á‚µ‚å‚­ win hands down
ŠDàž‚É‹A‚· **
‚©‚¢‚¶‚ñ‚É‚«‚· be reduced to ashes
‰ïS‚̏΂݂𕂂©‚×‚é ‚©‚¢‚µ‚ñ‚Ì‚¦‚Ý‚ð‚¤‚©‚ׂé smile a smile of satisfaction
‰ñ“]–Ø”n ‚©‚¢‚Ä‚ñ‚à‚­‚Î merry-go-round
‰õ“—–ƒ‚ð’f‚ ** ‚©‚¢‚Æ‚¤‚ç‚ñ‚Ü‚ð‚½‚Â solve difficult problems at a stroke
ŠO”½•êæä ‚ª‚¢‚Í‚ñ‚Ú‚µ hallux valgus
˜ñ˜V“¯ŒŠ **
‚©‚¢‚낤‚Ç‚¤‚¯‚ living together till death
‰Æ‰^‚ªŒX‚­** ‚©‚¤‚ñ‚ª‚©‚½‚Þ‚­ family fortunes are on the wane
‘Ö‚¦‹Ê“Š•[ ‚©‚¦‚¾‚Ü‚Æ‚¤‚Ђ傤 voting using someone elsefs name
Š^‚ÌŽq‚ÍŠ^ * ‚©‚¦‚é‚Ì‚±‚Í‚©‚¦‚é Like father, like son.
Š^‚̖ʂɐ… * ‚©‚¦‚é‚̂‚ç‚É‚Ý‚¸ turn a dead ear to
Šç‚ª”„‚ê‚é ‚©‚¨‚ª‚¤‚ê‚é well-known
Šç‚ª—˜‚­ ‚©‚¨‚ª‚«‚­ influential
Šç‚ª“Ü‚é ‚©‚¨‚ª‚­‚à‚é look worried
Šç‚ª‘µ‚¤ ‚©‚¨‚ª‚»‚낤 all present
Šç‚ª—§‚ ‚©‚¨‚ª‚½‚ be to onefs credit
Šç‚ªL‚¢ ‚©‚¨‚ª‚Ђ낢 know many people
Šç‚©‚ç‰Î‚ª o‚é ‚©‚¨‚©‚ç‚Ђª‚Å‚é burn with shame
Šç“éõ
‚©‚¨‚È‚¶‚Ý familiar face
Šç‚É“D‚ð“h‚é
‚©‚¨‚É‚Ç‚ë‚ð‚Ê‚é stain someonefs reputation
ŠçƒpƒX ‚©‚¨ƒpƒX free entry on sight
ŠçG‚ê ‚©‚¨‚Ô‚ê 
members
Šç•‰‚¯ ‚©‚¨‚Ü‚¯ outshine
ŠçŒ©’m‚è ‚©‚¨‚Ý‚µ‚è acquaintance
ŠçŒü‚¯‚ª‚Å‚«‚È‚¢
‚©‚¨‚Þ‚¯‚ª‚Å‚«‚È‚¢ cannot face
Šç‚ð‡‚í‚¹‚é ‚©‚¨‚ð‚ ‚í‚¹‚é meet with
Šç‚ð”„‚é ‚©‚¨‚ð‚¤‚é make oneself known to the public
Šç‚ð‘Ý‚· ‚©‚¨‚ð‚©‚· come along
Šç‚𗘂©‚· ‚©‚¨‚ð‚«‚©‚· use onefs influence
Šç‚ðo‚· ‚©‚¨‚ð‚¾‚· turn up
Šç‚ð—§‚Ä‚é ‚©‚¨‚ð‚½‚Ä‚é help someone save his face
Šç‚ð•t‚«‡‚킹‚é ‚©‚¨‚ð‚‚«‚ ‚킹‚é meet face to face
Šç‚ðŒq‚® ‚©‚¨‚ð‚‚Ȃ® keep up acquaintance
Šç‚ð‚‚Ԃ· ‚©‚¨‚ð‚‚Ԃ· disgrace someone
Šç‚𒼂· ‚©‚¨‚ð‚È‚¨‚· touch up onefs makeup
Šç‚ðŒ©‚¹‚é ‚©‚¨‚ð‚Ý‚¹‚é make an appearance
™è™è‘åÎ‚·‚é ** ‚©‚©‚½‚¢‚µ‚傤‚·‚é roar with laughter
Š|‚©‚è•t‚¯‚̈ãŽÒ ‚©‚©‚è‚‚¯‚Ì‚¢‚µ‚á family physician
‘‚«“ü‚ꎞ ‚©‚«‚¢‚ê‚Ç‚« rush period
‘‚«‚Ü‚­‚é ‚©‚«‚Ü‚­‚é dash off writing
嗋‚Ì•à‚Ý ** ‚©‚¬‚イ‚Ì‚ ‚ä‚Ý snailfs pace
(˜b‚ª)‰À‹«‚É“ü ‚é ‚©‚«‚傤‚É‚Í‚¢‚é come to the most exciting part of the story
Žz‚­Žz‚­‚µ‚©‚¶‚© ‚©‚­‚©‚­‚µ‚©‚¶‚© such and such
Œ‡‚­‚ׂ©‚ç‚´‚é ‚©‚­‚ׂ©‚ç‚´‚é indispensable
Šz–Ê’Ê‚è ‚ª‚­‚ß‚ñ‚Ç‚¨‚è at face value
Šy‰®—  ‚ª‚­‚₤‚ç inside story
‰B‚ê–ª ‚©‚­‚ê‚Ý‚Ì  cover
‹ì‚¯—Ž‚¿(Œ‡—Ž)‚·‚é ‚©‚¯‚¨‚¿‚·‚é elope
‰A‚ª”–‚¢ * ‚©‚°‚ª‚¤‚·‚¢ look emaciated
‰AŒû‚ð‚½‚½‚­ ‚©‚°‚®‚¿‚ð‚½‚½‚­ backbite
‰A‚ÅŽ…‚ðˆø‚­ ‚©‚°‚Å‚¢‚Æ‚ð‚Ђ­ pulling the strings behind the scenes
‰A‚É‚È‚è“úŒü‚É‚È‚è  ‚©‚°‚É‚È‚è‚ЂȂ½‚É‚È‚è both openly and secretly
Š|‚¯’l‚È‚µ ‚©‚¯‚Ë‚È‚µ no exaggeration
‰A“úŒü‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚©‚°‚ЂȂ½‚Ì‚ ‚é double-faced
‰e‚àŒ`‚à‚È‚¢ ‚©‚°‚à‚©‚½‚¿‚à‚È‚¢ no trace
‰ÎÐ•ñ’m‹@ ‚©‚³‚¢‚Ù‚¤‚¿‚« fire alarm
•—ã‚É‚à’u‚¯‚È‚¢ ‚©‚´‚©‚Ý‚É‚à‚¨‚¯‚È‚¢ disgrace
“‚É‚©‚©‚é ‚©‚³‚É‚©‚©‚é  be high-handed
•—Œ©Œ{ ‚©‚´‚Ý‚Ç‚è weathercock, opportunist
ü‚è‚Á‹C‚Ì‚È‚¢ ‚©‚´‚è‚Á‚¯‚Ì‚È‚¢ unaffected
‰ØC‚Ì“T ** ‚©‚µ‚å‚­‚Ì‚Ä‚ñ wedding ceremony
‘Ç‚ðŽæ‚é ‚©‚¶‚ð‚Æ‚é manage
‰çd¦’_ ** ‚ª‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚½‚ñ perseverance
‰Àl”––½ * ** ‚©‚¶‚ñ‚Í‚­‚ß‚¢ Beautiful women die young. *
”‚É•¨‚ðŒ¾‚í‚¹‚Ä ‚©‚¸‚É‚à‚Ì‚ð‚¢‚í‚¹‚Ä by force on the strength of numbers
”‚ð‚±‚È‚· ‚©‚¸‚ð‚±‚È‚· deal with a large number
•—“–‚½‚肪‹­‚¢ ‚©‚º‚ ‚½‚肪‚‚悢 being severely criticized
•—‚ª‚¯‚Ή±‰®‚ª–ׂ©‚é ** ‚©‚º‚ª‚Ó‚¯‚΂¨‚¯‚₪‚à‚¤‚©‚é Bliss often falls into the hands of an unexpected person.
•—‚Ì•Ö‚è ‚©‚º‚Ì‚½‚æ‚è rumor
•—Ž×‚Í–œ•a‚Ì‚à‚Æ ‚©‚º‚Í‚Ü‚ñ‚т傤‚Ì‚à‚Æ A cold may lead to all kinds of diseases.
•—‚ðØ‚é ‚©‚º‚ð‚«‚é go flying along
•—Ž×‚ðˆø‚­ ‚©‚º‚ð‚Ђ­ catch a cold
‚ª‚½—Ž‚¿ ‚ª‚½‚¨‚¿ sharp decline
Œ¨‚ª‹Ã‚é ‚©‚½‚ª‚±‚é feel uncomfortable with someone
•Ð‚ª•t‚­ ‚©‚½‚ª‚‚­ be settled
Œ¨“§‚©‚µ‚ðH‚킹‚é ‚©‚½‚·‚©‚µ‚ð‚­‚í‚¹‚é dodge
Œ¨’@‚« ‚©‚½‚½‚½‚« suggesting early retirement
ŒÅ‘Á‚ðˆù‚Þ  ‚©‚½‚¸‚ð‚Ì‚Þ hold onefs breath
Œ`‚΂©‚è‚Ì ‚©‚½‚¿‚΂©‚è‚Ì simple
Œ¨‚Å•—‚ðØ‚é ‚©‚½‚Å‚©‚º‚ð‚«‚é swagger about
Œ¨‚̋Âç‚È‚¢  ‚©‚½‚Ì‚±‚ç‚È‚¢ light/easy [reading]
Œ¨‚ׂ̉ª‰º‚è‚é ‚©‚½‚Ì‚É‚ª‚¨‚è‚é take a big load off
•Ð• ’É‚¢  ‚©‚½‚Í‚ç‚¢‚½‚¢ laughable
•Ð–_‚ð’S‚®  ‚©‚½‚Ú‚¤‚ð‚©‚Â‚® take part in
Œ¨g‚ª‹·‚¢ ‚©‚½‚Ý‚ª‚¹‚Ü‚¢ feel small
Œê‚é‚É—Ž‚¿‚é ‚©‚½‚é‚É‚¨‚¿‚é  let something slip
Œ¨‚ð“{‚点‚é ‚©‚½‚ð‚¢‚©‚点‚é square onefs shoulders
•Ð‚ð•t‚¯‚é ‚©‚½‚ð‚‚¯‚é settle
Œ¨‚ð•À‚×‚é ‚©‚½‚ð‚È‚ç‚ׂ頠 be on a par with
Œ¨‚ðŽ‚Â ‚©‚½‚ð‚à‚ side with
‰Î’†‚ÌŒI‚ðE‚¤ ** ‚©‚¿‚イ‚Ì‚­‚è‚ð‚Ђ낤 take risk
ŠuŒC‘~áy ‚©‚Á‚©‚»‚¤‚悤  irritatingly beside the point
ŠiD‚ð‚‚¯‚é ‚©‚Á‚±‚¤‚ð‚‚¯‚é try to look good
Š†•‚Ì—Ç‚¢ ‚©‚Á‚Õ‚­‚Ì‚æ‚¢ stout
Šˆ‚ð“ü‚ê‚é ‚©‚Â‚ð‚¢‚ê‚é revive
Ÿ‚Á‚ÄŠ•‚̏‚ð’÷‚ß‚æ ** ‚©‚Á‚Ä‚©‚Ô‚Æ‚Ì‚¨‚ð‚µ‚ß‚æ You must keep up your guard even after a victory.
‰ä“cˆø… ‚ª‚Å‚ñ‚¢‚ñ‚·‚¢ self-seeking
‡“_‚ª‚¢‚­ ‚ª‚Ä‚ñ‚ª‚¢‚­ make sense
‰Z“c‚É—š‚ð”[‚ꂸ ** ‚©‚Å‚ñ‚É‚­‚Â‚ð‚¢‚ê‚¸  Avoid compromising situations.
Šp‚ª—§‚ ‚©‚Ç‚ª‚½‚ create hard feelings
“C‚ÌŒyd‚ð–₤ ** ‚©‚È‚¦‚Ì‚¯‚¢‚¿‚傤‚ð‚Æ‚¤ call a personfs ability into question
‹à“B—¬ ** ‚©‚È‚­‚¬‚è‚イ clumsy handwriting
‹à’Æ ‚©‚Ȃ¿ cannot swim
‹à–  ‚©‚˂Âé gold mine
‹à‚É–O‚©‚¹‚Ä ‚©‚Ë‚É‚ ‚©‚¹‚Ä having money to burn
‹à‚ÉŽ…–Ú‚ð‚‚¯‚È‚¢ ‚©‚Ë‚É‚¢‚Æ‚ß‚ð‚‚¯‚È‚¢ regardless of expense
‹à‚É‚È‚é ‚©‚Ë‚É‚È‚é be profitable
‹à‚É–Ú‚ª‚­‚ç‚Þ ‚©‚Ë‚É‚ß‚ª‚­‚ç‚Þ be blinded by money
‹à‚̐؂ê–Ú‚ª‰‚̐؂ê–Ú ‚©‚Ë‚Ì‚«‚ê‚ß‚ª‚¦‚ñ‚Ì‚«‚ê‚ß Love lasts only as long as the money holds out. Money gone, friends gone.
‹à‚Ì‚È‚é–Ø ‚©‚Ë‚Ì‚È‚é‚« money tree
‹à‚Ì–SŽÒ ‚©‚Ë‚Ì‚à‚¤‚¶‚á money grubber
‹à‚Í“V‰º‚̉ñ‚蕨 ** ‚©‚Ë‚Í‚Ä‚ñ‚©‚Ì‚Ü‚í‚è‚à‚Ì Money comes and goes.
‹à—£‚ꂪ‚¢‚¢ ‚©‚˂΂Ȃꂪ‚¢‚¢ be generous with money
Þ‚⑾ŒÛ‚Å‘{‚· ** ‚©‚˂₽‚¢‚±‚Å‚³‚ª‚· look for someone with every possible means
‹à‚ðQ‚©‚· ‚©‚Ë‚ð‚Ë‚©‚· let money lie idle
‰á‚̖‚­‚悤‚Ȑº‚Å 
‚©‚Ì‚È‚­‚悤‚È‚±‚¦‚Å in a feeble voice
Š”‚ªã‚ª‚é ‚©‚Ô‚ª‚ ‚ª‚é onefs stock rises
‰æ–Ý‚É‹A‚· ** ‚ª‚ׂ¢‚É‚«‚· fall through
‰Ê•ñ‚͐Q‚Ä‘Ò‚Ä ** ‚©‚Ù‚¤‚Í‚Ë‚Ä‚Ü‚Ä Everything comes to those who wait.
Š™‚ðŠ|‚¯‚é ‚©‚Ü‚ð‚©‚¯‚é trick someone into telling the truth
_‚È‚ç‚ʐg‚Ì’m‚é—R‚à‚È‚µ ** ‚©‚Ý‚È‚ç‚Ê‚Ý‚Ì‚µ‚é‚悵‚à‚È‚µ God only knows.
Ž†ˆêd ‚©‚݂ЂƂ¦ only a very fine line between
‰ä•ŽÒ—…‚É ‚ª‚Þ‚µ‚á‚ç‚É recklessly
‹T‚̍b‚æ‚è”N‚ÌŒ÷ ‚©‚ß‚Ì‚±‚¤‚æ‚è‚Æ‚µ‚Ì‚±‚¤ The older, the wiser.
‰¼–Ê‚ð‚©‚Ô‚é ‚©‚ß‚ñ‚ð‚©‚Ô‚é mask onefs real character
Š›‚ª‚Ë‚¬‚ð”w•‰‚Á‚Ä—ˆ‚é ‚©‚à‚ª‚Ë‚¬‚ð‚µ‚å‚Á‚Ä‚­‚é Along comes a sucker just begging to be parted from his money.
‰Â‚à‚È‚­•s‰Â‚à‚È‚µ ‚©‚à‚È‚­‚Ó‚©‚à‚È‚µ Neither good nor bad.
Š›‚É‚È‚é ‚©‚à‚É‚È‚é
fall an easy prey
áy‚¢‚Æ‚±‚ë‚Ɏ肪“Í‚­ ‚©‚ä‚¢‚Æ‚±‚ë‚É‚Ä‚ª‚Æ‚Ç‚­ be attentive to every detail
‰G‚̍s… ‚©‚ç‚·‚Ì‚¬‚傤‚¸‚¢ a quick dip
‰G‚Ì”G‚ê‰HF ** ‚©‚ç‚·‚Ì‚Ê‚ê‚΂¢‚ë jet-black hair
‘Ì‚ð’£‚é ‚©‚炾‚ð‚Í‚é risking onefs life
‚ª‚ç‚ñ‚Ç‚¤
hollow
‰ä—˜‰ä—˜–SŽÒ * ‚ª‚肪‚è‚à‚¤‚¶‚á greedy person
‰¼‰‚ß‚É‚à ‚©‚è‚»‚ß‚É‚à ever, never
‚ª‚è•× ‚ª‚è‚ׂñ grind
‰æ—³“_áË ‚ª‚è‚傤‚Ä‚ñ‚¹‚¢ finishing touches
ŒyŒû‚ð’@‚­ ‚©‚é‚­‚¿‚ð‚½‚½‚­ crack jokes
Š¢âI‚ÌŽR‚Ɖ»‚· ‚ª‚ê‚«‚Ì‚â‚Ü‚Æ‚©‚· be reduced to rubble
ŒÍ‚ê–Ø‚àŽR‚Ì“ö‚í‚¢ ‚©‚ê‚«‚à‚â‚Ü‚Ì‚É‚¬‚í‚¢ The more the merrier.
‰ÕÊæn‹ ** ‚©‚ê‚ñ‚µ‚イ‚«‚イ exaction of harsh and unjust taxes
‰ß˜JŽ€ ‚©‚낤‚µ death caused by overwork
‰Ä˜F“~î ** ‚©‚ë‚Æ‚¤‚¹‚ñ useless things
‰Âˆ¤‚¢Žq‚É‚Í—·‚ð‚³‚¹‚æ ‚©‚í‚¢‚¢‚±‚É‚Í‚½‚Ñ‚ð‚³‚¹‚æ Spare the rod and spoil the child.
‰Âˆ¤‚³—]‚Á‚Ä‘ž‚³•S”{ ‚©‚í‚¢‚³‚ ‚Ü‚Á‚Ä‚É‚­‚³‚ЂႭ‚΂¢ The greatest hate springs from the greatest love.
‘ã‚í‚è‰f‚¦‚µ‚È‚¢ ‚©‚í‚è‚΂¦‚µ‚È‚¢ no improvement
‘ã‚í‚è‚΂ñ‚±(‚É) ‚©‚í‚è‚΂ñ‚± take turns
‘ã‚í‚é‘ã‚í‚é ‚©‚í‚邪‚í‚é one after another
‰ä‚ð’£‚é ‚ª‚ð‚Í‚é be stubborn
ŠÔˆê”¯ ‚©‚ñ‚¢‚Á‚Ï‚Â close call
Š±œ÷‚ðŒð‚¦‚é ** ‚©‚ñ‚©‚ð‚Ü‚¶‚¦‚é open hostilities
Š¤Š¤æ€æ€ ‚©‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚ª‚­‚ª‚­ loud [argument]
Š¾Šç‚ÌŽŠ‚è ‚©‚ñ‚ª‚ñ‚Ì‚¢‚½‚è be deeply ashamed
ŠáŒõŽ†”w‚É“O‚·‚é ** ‚ª‚ñ‚±‚¢‚¤‚µ‚Í‚¢‚É‚Ä‚Á‚·‚é read between the lines
Šá‚Žè’á‚Ì”y ** ‚ª‚ñ‚±‚¤‚µ‚ã‚Ä‚¢‚Ì‚â‚©‚ç those who are good at criticizing but hopeless at doing anything
ãgŒû—ß‚ð•~‚­ ‚©‚ñ‚±‚¤‚ê‚¢‚ð‚µ‚­ impose a gag rule
Š·œ’D‘Ù ‚©‚ñ‚±‚‚¾‚Á‚½‚¢ mere adaptation
ŠÕŒÃ’¹‚ª–‚­ ‚©‚ñ‚±‚ǂ肪‚È‚­ customers are few and far between
Š¥¥‘’Õ ‚©‚ñ‚±‚ñ‚»‚¤‚³‚¢ rites of passage
ŠåŽšŽ‚ß ‚ª‚ñ‚¶‚ª‚ç‚ß bound firmly
ŠÎŽ¢‚Æ‚µ‚Ä ** ‚©‚ñ‚¶‚Æ‚µ‚Ä with a smile
á’ᛂð‹N‚±‚· ‚©‚ñ‚µ‚á‚­‚ð‚¨‚±‚· lose onefs temper
Š´îˆÚ“ü ‚©‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚¢‚ɂイ empathy
Š¨’肸‚­ ‚©‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚¸‚­ with profit in mind
Š¨’荂‚¢ ‚©‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚¾‚©‚¢ calculating
Š½S‚𔃂¤ ‚©‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚ð‚©‚¤ win onefs favor
ŠÌS—v‚Ì ‚©‚ñ‚¶‚ñ‚©‚È‚ß‚Ì most important
Š©‘P’¦ˆ« ‚©‚ñ‚º‚ñ‚¿‚傤‚ ‚­ didactic
Š¯‘¸–¯”Ú ‚©‚ñ‚»‚ñ‚Ý‚ñ‚Ò making much of officialdom and little of the people
ŠÂ‘¾•½—m ‚©‚ñ‚½‚¢‚Ö‚¢‚悤 Pacific rim
ŠÔ’f‚È‚­ ‚©‚ñ‚¾‚ñ‚È‚­ incessantly
ç¶çÀ‚Ì–² ** ‚©‚ñ‚½‚ñ‚Ì‚ä‚ß ephemeral dream of prosperity
ŠÜ’~‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚ª‚ñ‚¿‚­‚Ì‚ ‚é full of significance
Šá’†‚É‚È‚¢ ‚ª‚ñ‚¿‚イ‚É‚È‚¢ pay no attention
ŠÑ’ʏe‘n ‚©‚ñ‚‚¤‚¶‚イ‚»‚¤ piercing bullet wound
Šš‚ñ‚ÅŠÜ‚ß‚é‚悤‚É ‚©‚ñ‚Å‚Ó‚­‚ß‚é‚悤‚É in terms of easily understandable explanation
Šæ‚Æ‚µ‚Ä ‚ª‚ñ‚Æ‚µ‚Ä stubbornly
Š¬”E‘܂̏‚ªØ‚ê‚é ‚©‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚Ô‚­‚ë‚Ì‚¨‚ª‚«‚ê‚é run out of patience
ŠÔ”¯‚ð“ü‚ꂸ ‚©‚ñ‚Í‚Â‚ð‚¢‚ê‚¸ in no time
ŠÅ”“|‚ê ‚©‚ñ‚΂ñ‚¾‚¨‚ê ruin reputation
ŠÅ”Â‚ð‰º‚ë‚· ‚©‚ñ‚΂ñ‚ð‚¨‚ë‚· close onefs business
ŠÅ”–º * ‚©‚ñ‚΂ñ‚Þ‚·‚ß drawing card
ŠÅ•a”æ‚ê ‚©‚ñ‚т傤‚©‚ê fatigue caused by nursing
Š®•†‚È‚«‚Ü‚Å‚É ‚©‚ñ‚Õ‚È‚«‚Ü‚Å‚É decisively
ŠÍ–CŽËŒ‚ ‚©‚ñ‚Û‚¤‚µ‚á‚°‚« bombardment of land by warships
ŠÇ鸂̌ð‚í‚è ** ‚©‚ñ‚Û‚¤‚Ì‚Ü‚¶‚í‚è extremely close relationship
Š¯–¯ˆê‘Ì‚Æ‚È‚Á‚Ä ‚©‚ñ‚Ý‚ñ‚¢‚Á‚½‚¢‚Æ‚È‚Á‚Ä officials and people hand in hand
ŠÑ˜\‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚©‚ñ‚ë‚­‚Ì‚ ‚é of dignity
ŠÑ˜\‚ª•t‚­ ‚©‚ñ‚ë‚­‚ª‚‚­ gain confidence
ŠÕ˜b‹x‘è ‚©‚ñ‚í ‚«‚イ‚¾‚¢ so much for digressions



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‹C‡‚ð“ü‚ê‚é ‚«‚ ‚¢‚ð‚¢‚ê‚é fire up
‹C‡‚¢•‰‚¯‚·‚é ‚«‚ ‚¢‚Ü‚¯‚·‚é lose being overwhelmed by the opponentfs show of determination
‰©F‚¢º * ‚«‚¢‚ë‚¢‚±‚¦ yell in a shrill
‹C‰F‘s‘å(‚È) ** ‚«‚¤‚»‚¤‚¾‚¢ magnanimous
‹C‰Š‚ðã‚°‚é ‚«‚¦‚ñ‚ð‚ ‚°‚é talk big
‹L‰¯‚ª‘h‚é ‚«‚¨‚­‚ª‚æ‚Ý‚ª‚¦‚é memories come back
‹C‚ª‡‚¤ ‚«‚ª‚ ‚¤ get along well with
‹C‚ª‚ ‚é ‚«‚ª‚ ‚é be interested in
‹C‚ª‘½‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚¨‚¨‚¢ capricious
‹C‚ª’u‚¯‚È‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚¨‚¯‚È‚¢ feel at home
‹C‚ª—˜‚­ ‚«‚ª‚«‚­ be quick
‹C‚ª‹C‚Å‚È‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚«‚Å‚È‚¢ be terribly anxious about
‹C‚ª‹¶‚¤ ‚«‚ª‚­‚邤 lose onefs mind
‹@‚ªn‚·‚é ‚«‚ª‚¶‚ã‚­‚·‚é the right time comes
‹C‚ª’m‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚µ‚ê‚È‚¢ be simply appalled
‹C‚ªi‚Ü‚È‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚·‚·‚Ü‚È‚¢ would rather not
‹C‚ªÏ‚Þ ‚«‚ª‚·‚Þ be satisfied with
‹C‚ª‹}‚­ ‚«‚ª‚¹‚­ be impatient
‹C‚ª—§‚ ‚«‚ª‚½‚ be nervous
‹C‚ªˆá‚¤ ‚«‚ª‚¿‚ª‚¤ go mad
‹C‚ªŽU‚é ‚«‚ª‚¿‚é be distracted
‹C‚ª•t‚­ ‚«‚ª‚‚­ be attentive to
‹C‚ª‹l‚Ü‚é ‚«‚ª‚‚܂é feel uneasy
‹C‚ª‰“‚­‚È‚é ‚«‚ª‚Æ‚¨‚­‚È‚é mind-boggling
‹C‚ª™é‚ß‚é ‚«‚ª‚Æ‚ª‚ß‚é feel guilty
‹C‚ª’·‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚È‚ª‚¢ be patient
‹C‚ª”²‚¯‚é ‚«‚ª‚Ê‚¯‚é let down
‹C‚ªæ‚ç‚È‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚Ì‚ç‚È‚¢ be reluctant
‹C‚ª‘‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚Í‚â‚¢ be hasty
‹C‚ª°‚ê‚é ‚«‚ª‚Í‚ê‚é feel refreshed
‹C‚ªˆø‚¯‚é ‚«‚ª‚Ђ¯‚é feel diffident
‹C‚ª’Z‚¢ ‚«‚ª‚Ý‚¶‚©‚¢ be short-tempered
‹C‚ªŒü‚­ ‚«‚ª‚Þ‚­ feel like
‹C‚ª–Å“ü‚é ‚«‚ª‚ß‚¢‚é feel depressed
‹C‚ª†‚ß‚é ‚«‚ª‚à‚ß‚é be anxious about
‹C‚ªŠÉ‚Þ ‚«‚ª‚ä‚é‚Þ be careless
Šë‹@ˆê”¯ ‚«‚«‚¢‚Á‚Ï‚Â at a critical moment
•·‚«‚µ‚ɏŸ‚é ‚«‚«‚µ‚É‚Ü‚³‚é more than one heard
•·‚«ãŽè ‚«‚«‚¶‚傤‚¸ good listener
•·‚«—¬‚· ‚«‚«‚È‚ª‚· pay little attention to
Šë‹@‚É•m‚·‚é ‚«‚«‚ɂЂñ‚·‚é face a crisis
•·‚«˜R‚ç‚· ‚«‚«‚à‚ç‚· fail to hear
Šé‹Æ“Ž¡
‚«‚¬‚傤‚Æ‚¤‚¿ corporate governance
•·‚­‚͈ꎞ‚Ì’p•·‚©‚Ê‚Í––‘ã‚Ì’p ‚«‚­‚Í‚¢‚Á‚Æ‚«‚Ì‚Í‚¶‚«‚©‚ʂ͂܂‚¾‚¢‚Ì‚Í‚¶ He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.
‹@Œ™‚ðŽæ‚é ‚«‚°‚ñ‚ð‚Æ‚é humor a person
‹NŽ€‰ñ¶(‚Ì) ‚«‚µ‚©‚¢‚¹‚¢ reviving the dead
Š÷ã‚Ì‹ó˜_ ‚«‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚­‚¤‚ë‚ñ impracticable theory
‹N³“]Œ‹ ‚«‚µ‚傤‚Ä‚ñ‚¯‚ course of events
‹CF–ž–Ê ** ‚«‚µ‚å‚­‚Ü‚ñ‚ß‚ñ beam with joy
Šù¬ŠT”O ‚«‚¹‚¢‚ª‚¢‚Ë‚ñ preconceived idea
Šù¬Ž–ŽÀ ‚«‚¹‚¢‚¶‚¶‚ fait accompli
‹SÐ‚É“ü‚é ** ‚«‚¹‚«‚É‚Í‚¢‚é join the ranks of the dead
‹GßŠO‚ê ‚«‚¹‚‚͂¸‚ê out of season
‹@æ‚𐧂·‚é ‚«‚¹‚ñ‚ð‚¹‚¢‚·‚é forestall a person
Šï‘z“VŠO(‚È) ‚«‚»‚¤‚Ä‚ñ‚ª‚¢ amazing
‹A‘®ˆÓŽ¯ ‚«‚¼‚­‚¢‚µ‚« sense of belonging
‹C‘§‰‚‰‚ ** ‚«‚»‚­‚¦‚ñ‚¦‚ñ gasping for breath
Šú‘ÒŠO‚ê ‚«‚½‚¢‚Í‚¸‚ê disappointment
’…‚½Ø‚萝 ** ‚«‚½‚«‚è‚·‚¸‚ß person who wears the only clothes s/he has
‹C—§‚Ä‚Ì—Ç‚¢ ‚«‚¾‚Ä‚Ì‚æ‚¢ good-tempered
ŠõœÝ‚Ì‚È‚¢ ‚«‚½‚ñ‚Ì‚È‚¢ unreserved
‹C•—‚ª‚¢‚¢ ‚«‚Á‚Õ‚ª‚¢‚¢ frank and generous
–Ø‚Å•@‚ð‚­‚­‚é ‚«‚Å‚Í‚È‚ð‚­‚­‚é give a blunt answer
‹@“]‚ª—˜‚­ ‚«‚Ä‚ñ‚ª‚«‚­ be quick-witted
Šì“{ˆ£Šy ‚«‚Ç‚ ‚¢‚ç‚­ onefs emotions
‹O“¹‚ɏæ‚é ‚«‚Ç‚¤‚É‚Ì‚é go into orbit
‹C‚É“ü‚é ‚«‚É‚¢‚é become fond of
‹C‚ÉŠ|‚©‚é ‚«‚É‚©‚©‚é be worried
‹C‚ɐH‚í‚È ‚¢ ‚«‚É‚­‚í‚È‚¢ be disagreeable
‹C‚ɏá‚é ‚«‚É‚³‚í‚é get on onefs nerve
‹@‚ɏ悸‚é ‚«‚É‚¶‚傤‚¸‚é take advantage of an opportunity
‹C‚É‚·‚é ‚«‚É‚·‚é mind
‹C‚É‚È‚é ‚«‚É‚È‚é worry, interest
‹C‚É•a‚Þ ‚«‚É‚â‚Þ worry
–Ø‚É‚æ‚Á‚Ä‹›‚ð‹‚Þ ** ‚«‚É‚æ‚Á‚Ä‚¤‚¨‚ð‚à‚Æ‚Þ ask for the impossible
‹C‚Ì‚¢‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚¢‚¢ good-natured
‹C‚Ì‚¹‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚¹‚¢ imagination
‹C‚̏¬‚³‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚¿‚¢‚³‚¢ fainthearted
‹C‚Ì‹­‚¢ ‚«‚̂‚悢 strong-willed
‹C‚Ì‚È‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚È‚¢ indifferent
‹C‚Ì’·‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚È‚ª‚¢ slow business
‹C‚Ì”²‚¯‚½ ‚«‚Ì‚Ê‚¯‚½ flat
‹C‚Ì‘‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚Í‚â‚¢ impatient
’…‚̐g’…‚Ì‚Ü‚Ü ‚«‚Ì‚Ý‚«‚Ì‚Ü‚Ü with nothing but the clothes
‹C‚ÌŽ‚¿•û ‚«‚Ì‚à‚¿‚©‚½ onefs state of mind
‹C‚ÌŽã‚¢ ‚«‚Ì‚æ‚í‚¢ timid
‹C‚͐S ‚«‚Í‚±‚±‚ë It is the thought that counts.
æù‚ð•Ô‚· ** ‚«‚Ñ‚·‚ð‚©‚¦‚· turn
釔ö‚É•t‚· ** ‚«‚Ñ‚É‚Ó‚· following a great leader
æk•Ù‚ð˜M‚·‚é ‚«‚ׂñ‚ð‚낤‚·‚é use sophistry
‹Cœ‚ªÜ‚ê‚é ‚«‚Ú‚Ë‚ª‚¨‚ê‚é demand stress and strain
‹C‘O‚ª‚¢‚¢ ‚«‚Ü‚¦‚ª‚¢‚¢ generous
Œˆ‚Ü‚è‚«‚Á‚½ ‚«‚Ü‚è‚«‚Á‚½ obvious
Œˆ‚蕶‹å ‚«‚Ü‚è‚à‚ñ‚­ cliche
(‚Ì)ŠÌ÷(‚Å) ** ‚«‚à‚¢‚è (under the) auspices (of)
ŠÌ‚ª˜‚í‚é ‚«‚à‚ª‚·‚í‚é have nerves of steel
ŠÌ‚ª¬‚³‚¢ ‚«‚à‚ª‚¿‚¢‚³‚¢  be cowardly
ŠÌ‚ª‘¾‚¢ ‚«‚à‚ª‚Ó‚Æ‚¢ have guts
‹C‚à‚»‚¼‚ë ‚«‚à‚»‚¼‚ë restless
ŠÌ‚É–Á‚¶‚é ‚«‚à‚É‚ß‚¢‚¶‚é take to heart
ŠÌ‚𐘂¦‚é ‚«‚à‚ð‚·‚¦‚é with determination
ŠÌ‚ð’ׂ· ‚«‚à‚ð‚‚Ԃ· be frightened out of onefs wits
ŠÌ‚ð—â‚â‚· ‚«‚à‚ð‚Ђ₷ be scared to death
‹S–å ** ‚«‚à‚ñ unlucky quarter, weakness
‹q‚ ‚µ‚ç‚¢ ‚«‚á‚­‚ ‚µ‚ç‚¢ hospitality
‹C‹x‚ß‚ðŒ¾‚¤ ‚«‚â‚·‚ß‚ð‚¢‚¤ say things to ease onefs mind
‹ˆù”nH ** ‚¬‚イ‚¢‚ñ‚΂µ‚å‚­ drink like a fish and eat like a wolf
(‚É)‹‚X‚Æ‚·‚é ‚«‚イ‚«‚イ‚Æ‚·‚é can think of nothing but
‹ã‹‚̈ê–Ñ ** ‚«‚イ‚¬‚イ‚Ì‚¢‚¿‚à‚¤ a drop in the bucket
‹ŒŒð‚ð‰·‚ß‚é ‚«‚イ‚±‚¤‚ð‚ ‚½‚½‚ß‚é renew old friendship
‹ãŽ€‚Ɉꐶ‚ð“¾‚é ‚«‚イ‚µ‚É‚¢‚Á‚µ‚傤‚ð‚¦‚é have a narrow escape from death
‹xŽ~•„‚ð‘Å‚Â ‚«‚イ‚µ‚Ó‚ð‚¤‚Â put a period to
”µŽñ‹Ã‹c ** ‚«‚イ‚µ‚ガ‚傤‚¬ put heads together to consult
‹}Š‚ð“Ë‚­ ‚«‚イ‚µ‚å‚ð‚‚­ touch the vital point
‹Ž¨‚é ‚¬‚イ‚¶‚é control
‹‡‚·‚ê‚Î’Ê‚¸ ** ‚«‚イ‚·‚ê‚΂‚¤‚¸ When you are in real trouble, you will find a way out.
‹}æ–N ‚«‚イ‚¹‚ñ‚Û‚¤ spearhead
‹‡‘l”L‚ðŠš‚Þ ** ‚«‚イ‚»‚Ë‚±‚ð‚©‚Þ Despair turns cowards courageous.
‹Œ‘ԈˑR‚Æ‚µ‚½ ‚«‚イ‚½‚¢‚¢‚º‚ñ‚Æ‚µ‚½ old condition remains unchanged
‹‡’n‚ÉŠ×‚é ‚«‚イ‚¿‚É‚¨‚¿‚¢‚é be caught in a dilemma
‹‡’¹‰ù‚É“ü‚ê‚ǎt‚à‚±‚ê‚ðŽE‚³‚¸ ** ‚«‚イ‚¿‚傤‚Ó‚Æ‚±‚ë‚É‚¢‚ê‚΂è‚傤‚µ‚à‚±‚ê‚ð‚±‚ë ‚³‚¸ Even the hunter will refrain from killing the bird that has flown to him for shelter.
‹}“]’¼‰º ‚«‚イ‚Ä‚ñ‚¿‚å‚Á‚© all of a sudden
‹Œ“…‚ð’E‚·‚é ** ‚«‚イ‚Æ‚¤‚ð‚¾‚Á‚·‚é shake off the bounds of convention
‹“‚ð‚à‚Á‚ÄŒ{‚ðŠ„‚­ ** ‚¬‚イ‚Æ‚¤‚ð‚à‚Á‚Ä‚É‚í‚Æ‚è‚ð‚³‚­ use a sledgehammer to kill a fly
‹}ê—½‚¬ ‚«‚イ‚΂µ‚Ì‚¬ stopgap measure
‹•àíp ‚¬‚イ‚Ù‚¹‚ñ‚¶‚ã‚ slow-down tactic
‹‡—]‚̈êô ‚«‚イ‚æ‚Ì‚¢‚Á‚³‚­ last-ditch measure
‹Œ—ˆ‚Ì蛏K ‚«‚イ‚ç‚¢‚̂낤‚µ‚イ misguided practices of the past
‹»‚ªæ‚é ** ‚«‚傤‚ª‚Ì‚é become interested
‹¶Œ¾Ž©ŽE ‚«‚傤‚°‚ñ‚¶‚³‚ mock suicide
‹­sŒR(‚Å) ‚«‚傤‚±‚¤‚®‚ñ rush, exhausting tour
‹­sÌŒˆ ‚«‚傤‚±‚¤‚³‚¢‚¯‚ steam-rolling
‹½D‚ð‚»‚»‚é ‚«‚傤‚µ‚イ‚ð‚»‚»‚é make one homesick
iŽè–TŠÏ(‚·‚é ) ** ‚«‚傤‚µ‚ã‚Ú‚¤‚©‚ñ be an idle onlooker
‹³ðŽå‹` ‚«‚傤‚¶‚傤‚µ‚ガ dogmatism
áàŽ‚ð•Û‚ ** ‚«‚傤‚¶‚ð‚½‚à‚ maintain onefs pride
‹¤‘¶‹¤‰h ‚«‚傤‚»‚ñ‚«‚傤‚¦‚¢ coexist in peace and prosperity
‹Á“V“®’n ** ‚«‚傤‚Ä‚ñ‚Ç‚¤‚¿ earth-shaking event
‹´“ªšÆ ** ‚«‚傤‚Æ‚¤‚Ù bridgehead
‹­”—ŠÏ”O ‚«‚傤‚Í‚­‚©‚ñ‚Ë‚ñ obsession
Ší—p•n–R ** ‚«‚悤‚Ñ‚ñ‚Ú‚¤ jack-of-all-trades and master of none
‹³•Ú‚ðŽ·‚é ** ‚«‚傤‚ׂñ‚ð‚Æ‚é teach
‹»–¡’ÁX ‚«‚傤‚Ý‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚ñ be of great interest
‹»–¡–{ˆÊ ‚«‚傤‚Ý‚Ù‚ñ‚¢ just out of curiosity
‹¶—•¨‰¿ ‚«‚傤‚ç‚ñ‚Ô‚Á‚© sky-rocketing prices
‹•‹•ŽÀŽÀ ** ‚«‚å‚«‚傶‚‚¶‚ wit and cunning
‹ÊÎ¬Œð ** ‚¬‚å‚­‚¹ ‚«‚±‚ñ‚±‚¤ mixture of wheat and tares
‹ŽA‚ðŒˆ‚·‚é ** ‚«‚債‚イ‚ð‚¯‚Á‚·‚é decide on onefs course of action
‹•S’R‰ù(‚É) ** ‚«‚債‚ñ‚½‚ñ‚©‚¢ frankly
‹¯’Ä‚Â ** ‚«‚傹‚¢‚¨‚ A great person has died.
‹•¨‚ð’£‚é ‚«‚傹‚¢‚ð‚Í‚é bluff
‹™•v‚Ì—˜ ‚¬‚å‚Ó‚Ì‚è take advantage of othersf conflicts
šÊ—_–JæÈ ** ‚«‚æ‚Ù‚¤‚Ö‚ñ praise and criticism
´…‚Ì•‘‘ä‚©‚ç”ò‚э~‚è‚é ‚«‚æ‚Ý‚¸‚Ì‚Ô‚½‚¢‚©‚ç‚Æ‚Ñ‚¨‚è‚é take a leap in the dark
‹•‚ð“Ë‚­ ‚«‚å‚ð‚‚­ catch someone unprepared
‹`—Œ˜‚¢ ‚¬‚肪‚½‚¢ be loyal to onefs duty
‚«‚è‚«‚è•‘(‚·‚é) ‚«‚è‚«‚è‚Ü‚¢ rush around
Ø‚è‰ñ‚· ‚«‚è‚Ü‚í‚· manage
Ší—Ê‚ðã‚°‚é ** ‚«‚è‚傤‚ð‚ ‚°‚é gain credit
‹c˜_•So(‚·‚é) ** ‚¬‚ë‚ñ‚ЂႭ‚µ‚ã‚ (elicit) a greta variety of opinions
‹C‚ð“ü‚ê‚é ‚«‚ð‚¢‚ê‚é pay attention
‹C‚ðŽ¸‚¤ ‚«‚ð‚¤‚µ‚È‚¤ faint
‹C‚ð—Ž‚Æ‚· ‚«‚ð‚¨‚Æ‚· be disheartened
‹C‚𗘂©‚· ‚«‚ð‚«‚©‚· tactfully
‹C‚ð”z‚é ‚«‚ð‚­‚Î‚é pay attention
‹@‚𐧂·‚é ** ‚«‚ð‚¹‚¢‚·‚é beat a person to it
‹C‚ðŒ­‚¤ ‚«‚ð‚‚©‚¤ take good care of
‹C‚ð•t‚¯‚é ‚«‚ð‚‚¯‚é be careful about
Šï‚ðåȂ¤ ‚«‚ð‚Ă炤 want to be different
‹C‚ðŽæ‚ç‚ê‚é
‚«‚ð‚Æ‚ç‚ê‚é be distracted
‹C‚ðŽæ‚è’¼‚·
‚«‚ð‚Æ‚è‚È‚¨‚· pull oneself together
‹C‚𔲂­ ‚«‚ð‚Ê‚­ relax
‹C‚ðˆù‚Ü‚ê‚é ‚«‚ð‚Ì‚Ü‚ê‚é be overwhelmed
‹C‚𐰂炷 ‚«‚ð‚Í‚ç‚· unwind
‹C‚𒣂è‹l‚ß‚é ‚«‚ð‚Í‚è‚‚߂é
be tense
‹C‚ðˆø‚«’÷‚ß‚é
‚«‚ð‚Ђ«‚µ‚ß‚é brace oneself up
‹C‚ðˆø‚«—§‚½‚¹‚é ‚«‚ð‚Ђ«‚½‚½‚¹‚é encourage
‹C‚ðˆø‚­ ‚«‚ð‚Ђ­ attract someonefs attention
‹C‚ð•´‚ç‚킹‚é ‚«‚ð‚Ü‚¬‚ç‚킹‚é take onefs mind off
‹C‚ð‰ñ‚· ‚«‚ð‚Ü‚í‚· think too much
–Ø‚ðŒ©‚ÄX‚ðŒ©‚¸ ** ‚«‚ð‚Ý‚Ä‚à‚è‚ð‚Ý‚¸ You canft see the forest for the trees.
‹@‚ðŒ©‚é‚É•q(‚È‚è) ‚«‚ð‚Ý‚é‚É‚Ñ‚ñ be quick to grasp an opportunity
‹C‚ðŽ‚½‚¹‚é ‚«‚ð‚à‚½‚¹‚é encourage
‹C‚ð†‚Þ ‚«‚ð‚à‚Þ fret, worry
‹C‚ð‹–‚· ‚«‚ð‚ä‚é‚· let down onefs guard
‹C‚ðŠÉ‚ß‚é ‚«‚ð‚ä‚é‚ß‚é relax
‹C‚ð—Ç‚­‚·‚é ‚«‚ð‚æ‚­‚·‚é be in a good mood
‹C‚ðˆ«‚­‚·‚é ‚«‚ð‚í‚é‚­‚·‚é be offended
‹C‚ðŠy‚É‚·‚é ‚«‚ð‚ç‚­‚É‚·‚é relax
‹à‰È‹Êð ** ‚«‚ñ‚©‚¬‚å‚­‚¶‚傤 golden rule
‹àŒ‡•a ‚«‚ñ‚¯‚‚т傤 constant lack of money
‹àŒ ­Ž¡ ‚«‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚¶ money politics
‹Õà쑊˜a‚· ** ‚«‚ñ‚µ‚‚ ‚¢‚í‚· be happily married
‹àŽš“ƒ ** ‚«‚ñ‚¶‚Æ‚¤ monumental landmark
‹àé“S•Ç ** ‚«‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Ä‚Á‚Ø‚« impregnable castle
‹Ñã‰Ô‚ð“Y‚¦‚é ** ‚«‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Í‚È‚ð‚»‚¦‚é add beauty to a beauty
‹ße‘ŠŠ­ ‚«‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚»‚¤‚©‚ñ incest
‹â¢ŠE ‚¬‚ñ‚¹‚©‚¢ covered with snow
‹Õü‚ɐG‚ê‚é ** ‚«‚ñ‚¹‚ñ‚É‚Ó‚ê‚é touched, moved
‹Ö‘«‚ðH‚炤 ** ‚«‚ñ‚»‚­‚ð‚­‚ç‚¤ be confined to quarters
‹Ù’£ŠÉ˜a ‚«‚ñ‚¿‚傤‚©‚ñ‚í détente
‹Ù’£‚ð‚Ù‚®‚· ‚«‚ñ‚¿‚傤‚ð‚Ù‚®‚· ease the tension
‹à“I‚ðŽËŽ~‚ß‚é ** ‚«‚ñ‚Ä‚«‚ð‚¢‚Æ‚ß‚é hit the bullfs eye
‹à¯‚ðã‚°‚é ** ‚«‚ñ‚Ú‚µ‚ð‚ ‚°‚é score an upset win
‹à–ž‰Æ ** ‚«‚ñ‚Ü‚ñ‚© millionaire
‹à–¬ ** ‚«‚ñ‚Ý‚á‚­ financial backer



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
H‚¢ž‚Þ ‚­‚¢‚±‚Þ encroach
H‚¢‰º‚ª‚é ‚­‚¢‚³‚ª‚é keep after
H‚¢‚µ‚ñ–V ‚­‚¢‚µ‚ñ‚Ú‚¤
glutton, big eater
H‚¢‚Å‚ª‚ ‚é ‚­‚¢‚Å‚ª‚ ‚é filling
H‚¢“¦‚°‚·‚é ‚­‚¢‚É‚°‚·‚é skip out on the check
H‚¢•ú‘è
‚­‚¢‚Ù‚¤‚¾‚¢ eats as much as one likes
‹ó‘OâŒã(‚Ì) ‚­‚¤‚º‚ñ‚º‚‚² unprecedented
‚®‚¤‚̉¹‚ào‚È‚¢
‚®‚¤‚Ì‚Ë‚à‚Å‚È‚¢ be utterly silenced
“B•t‚¯‚É‚È‚é ‚­‚¬‚¯‚É‚È‚é be glued to
“B‚ðŽh‚· ‚­‚¬‚ð‚³‚· make it clear
L‚¢•¨‚ÉŠW‚ð‚·‚é ‚­‚³‚¢‚à‚Ì‚É‚Ó‚½‚ð‚·‚é put a lid on a scandal
‘–Ø‚à‚È‚Ñ‚­ ‚­‚³‚«‚à‚È‚Ñ‚­ bow in the face of power
•…‚Á‚Ä‚à‘â
‚­‚³‚Á‚Ä‚à‚½‚¢ A diamond on a dunghill is still a diamond.
‘‚̍ª–¯ŽåŽå‹` ‚­‚³‚Ì‚Ë‚Ý‚ñ‚µ‚サ‚ガ grass-roots democracy
‘—t‚̉A‚Å ‚­‚³‚΂̂©‚°‚Å in onefs grave
ž¶‚ð‘Å‚¿ž‚Þ ‚­‚³‚Ñ‚ð‚¤‚¿‚±‚Þ drive a wedge into
•…‚ꉏ * ‚­‚³‚ꂦ‚ñ fatal bond
‘•ª‚¯ ‚­‚³‚킯 pioneer
‹ê`‚ð‚È‚ß‚é ‚­‚¶‚イ‚ð‚È‚ß‚é taste the bitterness of life
‹êSŽSœé ‚­‚µ‚ñ‚³‚ñ‚½‚ñ go to a lot of trouble
‹ð}‹ð}‚·‚é ‚®‚¸‚®‚¸‚·‚é linger
‚­‚·‚®‚Á‚½‚¢
ticklish
•³–¡‘X(‚É) ‚­‚»‚Ý‚» call every name
‘‰ç‚ê–ׂ¯ ‚­‚½‚Ñ‚ê‚à‚¤‚¯ thankless task
ŠÇ‚ðŠª‚­ ‚­‚¾‚ð‚Ü‚­ blabber drunkenly
Œû“–‚½‚è‚Ì—Ç‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ ‚½‚è‚Ì‚æ‚¢ palatable
Œû— ‚ð‡‚í‚¹‚é ‚­‚¿‚¤‚ç‚ð‚ ‚í‚¹‚é put stories together
Œû‚ª‚¤‚Ü‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚¤‚Ü‚¢ smooth talker
Œû‚ªd‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚¨‚à‚¢ uncommunicative
Œû‚ªŠ|‚©‚é ‚­‚¿‚ª‚©‚©‚é be offered a job
Œû‚ªŒ˜‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚©‚½‚¢ can keep secret
Œû‚ªŒy‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚©‚é‚¢ be a blabber mouth
Œû‚ª•…‚Á‚Ä‚à ‚­‚¿‚ª‚­‚³‚Á‚Ä‚à no matter what happens
Œû‚ª”삦‚Ä‚¢‚é ‚­‚¿‚ª‚±‚¦‚Ä‚¢‚é have a delicate palate
Œû‚ª—ô‚¯‚Ä‚à ‚­‚¿‚ª‚³‚¯‚Ä‚à whatever happens
Œû”‚̏­‚È‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚©‚¸‚Ì‚·‚­‚È‚¢ of few words
Œû‚ª‰ß‚¬‚é ‚­‚¿‚ª‚·‚¬‚é go too far in saying
Œû‚ªŽ_‚Á‚Ï‚­‚È‚é‚Ù‚Ç ‚­‚¿‚ª‚·‚Á‚Ï‚­‚È‚é‚Ù‚Ç over and over again
Œû‚ªŠŠ‚é ‚­‚¿‚ª‚·‚ׂé slip of the tongue
Œû‚ª—§‚ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚½‚ be eloquent
Œû‚©‚çæ‚ɐ¶‚Ü‚ê‚é ‚­‚¿‚©‚炳‚«‚É‚¤‚Ü‚ê‚é be born with a big mouth
Œû‚ªˆ«‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚ª‚í‚é‚¢ have a sharp tongue
ŒûŽÔ‚ɏæ‚é ‚­‚¿‚®‚é‚Ü‚É‚Ì‚é be talked into
Œû“š‚¦‚·‚é ‚­‚¿‚²‚½‚¦‚·‚é talk back
ŒûƒRƒ~‚Å ‚­‚¿ƒRƒ~‚Å by word of mouth
Œû‚²‚à‚é ‚­‚¿‚²‚à‚é falter
Œû‚³‚ª‚È‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚³‚ª‚È‚¢ gossipy
Œûæ‚¾‚¯(‚Ì) ‚­‚¿‚³‚«‚¾‚¯ just a talk
ŒûŽâ‚µ‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚³‚Ñ‚µ‚¢
need something to nibble on
Œû‚Æ• ‚ªˆá‚¤ ‚­‚¿‚Ƃ͂炪‚¿‚ª‚¤ say one thing but means another
ŒûŽ~‚ß—¿ ‚­‚¿‚Ç‚ß‚è‚傤 hush money
Œû’¼‚µ ‚­‚¿‚È‚¨‚µ to get rid of the aftertaste
Œû‚Ì’[‚ɏã‚é **
‚­‚¿‚Ì‚Í‚É‚Ì‚Ú‚é be talk of
Œû‚É‚·‚é ‚­‚¿‚É‚·‚é talk about, eat
Œû‚ɏo‚· ‚­‚¿‚É‚¾‚· mention
š{‚ª‰©F‚¢
‚­‚¿‚΂µ‚ª‚«‚¢‚ë‚¢ be green
š{‚ð‹²‚Þ ‚­‚¿‚΂µ‚ð‚Í‚³‚Þ interrupt
Œû•‚Á‚½‚¢ ‚­‚¿‚͂΂Á‚½‚¢
sound presumptuous
Œû‚͉Ђ̌³ ‚­‚¿‚Í‚í‚´‚í‚¢‚Ì‚à‚Æ Out of the mouth comes evil.
Œû‰Î‚ðØ‚é ‚­‚¿‚Ñ‚ð‚«‚é lead to
Œû‰ºŽè ‚­‚¿‚ׂ½ inarticulate
Œû‚Ù‚Ç‚Å‚à ‚È‚¢
‚­‚¿‚Ù‚Ç‚Å‚à‚È‚¢ merely talking big
ŒûŒ³‚ð’]‚Î ‚· ‚­‚¿‚à‚Æ‚ð‚Ù‚±‚ë‚΂· smile
Œû‚à”ª’šŽè‚à”ª’š ‚­‚¿‚à‚Í‚Á‚¿‚傤‚Ä‚à‚Í‚Á‚¿‚傤 both efficient and eloquent
ŒûŒ–‚µ‚¢
‚­‚¿‚â‚©‚Ü‚µ‚¢ nagging
Œû–ñ‘© ‚­‚¿‚â‚­‚»‚­ verbal promise
Œû‚ð‡‚í‚¹ ‚é
‚­‚¿‚ð‚ ‚í‚¹‚é put stories together
Œû‚ð‚«‚­ ‚­‚¿‚ð‚«‚­ mediate, recommend
Œû‚ðŽ_‚Á‚Ï‚­‚µ‚Ä ‚­‚¿‚ð‚·‚Á‚Ï‚­‚µ‚Ä (say) over and over again
Œû‚ðŠŠ‚ç‚· ‚­‚¿‚ð‚·‚×‚ç‚· let slip
Œû‚ðš‚Þ ‚­‚¿‚ð‚‚®‚Þ keep onefs mouth shut
Œû‚ðë‚点‚é ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Æ‚ª‚点‚é pout
Œû‚ð•Â‚´‚· ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Æ‚´‚· clam up
Œû‚ð@‚¤  ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Ê‚®‚¤  feign innocence
Œû‚ð‹²‚Þ  ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Í‚³‚Þ   cut in
Œû‚ðŠJ‚­ ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Ђ炭 begin to talk
Œû‚ð••‚¶‚é ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Ó‚¤‚¶‚é
silence someone
Œû‚ðŒ‹‚Ô ‚­‚¿‚ð‚Þ‚·‚Ô purse up onefs lips
Œû‚ð‚à‚®‚à‚®‚³‚¹‚é ‚­‚¿‚ð‚à‚®‚à‚®‚³‚¹‚é mumble
Œû‚ðŠ„‚é ‚­‚¿‚ð‚í‚é confess
‹ð’s‚ð‚±‚Ú‚· ‚®‚¿‚ð‚±‚Ú‚· complain
‹üŽw‚Ì ‚­‚Á‚µ‚Ì outstanding
‹üJŠ´
‚­‚‚¶‚å‚­‚©‚ñ
sense of humiliation
‹ü‘õ‚Ì‚È‚¢ ‚­‚Á‚½‚­‚Ì‚È‚¢ carefree
H‚Á‚ÄŠ|‚©‚é
‚­‚Á‚Ä‚©‚©‚é flash out
ŒC‚Ì•R‚ª‰ð‚¯‚é ‚­‚Â‚Ì‚Ð‚à‚ª‚Ù‚Ç‚¯‚é shoe-lace comes undone
Œ÷“¿‚ðÏ‚Þ ** ‚­‚Ç‚­‚ð‚Â‚Þ perform an act of charity
‹ê“÷‚̍ô ‚­‚É‚­‚Ì‚³‚­
onefs last measure
‹ð‚É‚à‚‚©‚È‚¢ ‚®‚É‚à‚‚©‚È‚¢ nonsensical
‹ð‚̍œ’¸ ‚®‚Ì‚±‚Á‚¿‚傤 folly
‹ê”t‚ð‚È‚ß‚é ‚­‚Í‚¢‚ð‚È‚ß‚é suffer a bitter defeat
Žñ‚ª‚‚Ȃª‚é * ‚­‚Ñ‚ª‚‚Ȃª‚é be not fired
Žñ‚ª”ò‚Ô *
‚­‚Ñ‚ª‚Æ‚Ô be fired
Žñ‚ª‰ñ‚ç‚È‚¢ *
‚­‚Ñ‚ª‚Ü‚í‚ç‚È‚¢ up to onefs neck in debt
Žñ‚Áä ‚­‚Ñ‚Á‚½‚¯ crazy about
Žñ‚Áˆø‚«‚Å ‚­‚Ñ‚Á‚Ò‚«‚Å by referring constantly to
Žñ’݂莩ŽE ‚­‚т‚肶‚³‚ suicide by hanging
Žñ‚É‚È‚é *
‚­‚Ñ‚É‚È‚é get fired
Žñ‚ð‚·‚°‘Ö‚¦‚é *
‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚·‚°‚©‚¦‚é replace
Žñ‚ðc‚ɐU‚é ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚½‚Ä‚É‚Ó‚é nod onefs approval
(‚É)Žñ‚ð“Ë‚Áž‚Þ ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚‚Á‚±‚Þ
poke onefs nose into
Žñ‚ð’·‚­‚µ‚Ä‘Ò‚Â ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚È‚ª‚­‚·‚µ‚Ä‚Ü‚Â be eagerly waiting
Žñ‚ð‚Ð‚Ë‚é ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚Ђ˂é have to think hard
Žñ‚ðc‚ɐU‚é ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚½‚Ä‚É‚Ó‚é nod, agree
Žñ‚ð‰¡‚ÉU‚é ‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚悱‚É‚Ó‚é shake onefs head, disagree
‹ã•ª‹ã—Ð ‚­‚Ô‚­‚è‚ñ in all probability
ŒG‚È‚­(’T‚·) ‚­‚Ü‚È‚­(‚³‚ª‚·) (look for) every nook and cranny
‰_‰B‚ê‚·‚é ‚­‚à‚ª‚­‚ê‚·‚é disappear
’w偂̎q‚ðŽU‚ç‚·‚悤‚É ‚­‚à‚Ì‚±‚ð‚¿‚ç‚·‚悤‚É (run off) in all directions
‰_s‚«‚ª‰ö‚µ‚¢ ‚­‚à‚ä‚«‚ª‚ ‚₵‚¢ situation looks deteriorating
‰_‚ð‚‚©‚ނ悤‚È(˜b) ‚­‚à‚ð‚‚©‚ނ悤‚È(‚Í‚È‚µ) very vague and unbelievable (story)
‹ð–â‹ð“š ‚®‚à‚ñ‚®‚Æ‚¤ silly dialogue
‰÷‚µ—܂𗬂· ‚­‚₵‚È‚Ý‚¾‚ð‚È‚ª‚· shed tears of vexation
‰÷‚µ•´‚ê‚É ‚­‚₵‚Ü‚¬‚ê‚É out of spite
‘ ‚ªŒš‚ **
‚­‚炪‚½‚ get rich
‹ê‚µ‚¢Žž‚̐_—Š‚Ý ‚­‚邵‚¢‚Æ‚«‚Ì‚©‚Ý‚¾‚Ì‚Ý Danger past, God forgotten.
‹ê‚µ•´‚ê‚É
‚­‚邵‚Ü‚¬‚ê‚É out of desperation
‚®‚é‚É‚È‚é
conspire with
‹ê˜J« ‚­‚낤‚µ‚傤
worry about everything
‹ê˜Jl ‚­‚낤‚É‚ñ person of the world
•–‹ ‚­‚ë‚Ü‚­ person behind the scenes
™ø‚¦‰Œ‘ ‚­‚킦‚½‚΂± with a cigarette in onefs mouth
H‚킸Œ™‚¢ ‚­‚킸‚¬‚ç‚¢ do not like something without trying it
H‚킹ŽÒ ‚­‚킹‚à‚Ì fraud
ŒNŽqŠë‚¤‚«‚ɋߊñ‚炸 **
‚­‚ñ‚µ‚ ‚₤‚«‚É‚¿‚©‚æ‚炸
A wise man keeps away from danger.
ŒNŽq•^•Ï‚· ** ‚­‚ñ‚µ‚Ђ傤‚Ö‚ñ‚· Wise men are quick to adapt themselves to circumstances.
ŒQWS—
‚®‚ñ‚µ‚イ‚µ‚ñ‚è mob psychology
‚­‚ñ‚¸‚Ù‚®‚ê‚Â

in a wild scuffle
(‚É)ŒR”z‚ðã‚°‚é ‚®‚ñ‚΂¢‚ð‚ ‚°‚é
declare the winner
(‚Ì)ŒR–å‚ɉº‚é **
‚®‚ñ‚à‚ñ‚É‚­‚¾‚é surrender
ŒQ—YŠ„‹’(‚·‚é) ** ‚®‚ñ‚䂤‚©‚Á‚«‚å split among rival leaders 


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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meanaing
Œ`Š[‰»(‚·‚é) ‚¯‚¢‚ª‚¢‚© become merely a name
Œv‰æ“|‚ê(‚É‚È‚é) ‚¯‚¢‚©‚­‚¾‚¨‚ê (the plan) falls through
Œ|‚ª×‚©‚¢ ‚°‚¢‚ª‚±‚Ü‚©‚¢ be meticulous about details
Œi‹C•t‚¯‚É ‚¯‚¢‚«‚¯‚É giving a lift
Œy‹“–Ï“® ** ‚¯‚¢‚«‚å‚à‚¤‚Ç‚¤ rash, blind action
Œ{Œû‚Æ‚È‚é‚à‹Œã‚Æ‚È‚é‚È‚©‚ê ** ‚¯‚¢‚±‚¤‚Æ‚È‚é‚à‚¬‚イ‚²‚Æ‚È‚é‚È‚©‚ê It is better to be a big fish in a little pond than a little fish in a big pond.
ŒvŽZ‚‚¢ ‚¯‚¢‚³‚ñ‚¾‚©‚¢ calculating
Œxà‚ð‘Å‚¿–‚炷 ‚¯‚¢‚µ‚傤‚ð‚¤‚¿‚È‚ç‚· sound an alarm bell
Œx¢‚̏‘ ** ‚¯‚¢‚¹‚¢‚Ì‚µ‚å admonitory book
Œ|‚͐g‚ð•‚¯‚é ** ‚°‚¢‚Í‚Ý‚ð‚½‚·‚¯‚é Art brings bread.
Œy–­Ÿ­’E(‚È) ** ‚¯‚¢‚݂傤‚µ‚Ⴞ‚ smart and polished
–ѐF‚Ì•Ï‚í‚Á‚½ ‚¯‚¢‚ë‚Ì‚©‚í‚Á‚½ different type
‰ö‰ä‚ÌŒ÷–¼ ** ‚¯‚ª‚Ì‚±‚¤‚݂傤 fluke
‹t—؂ɐG‚ê‚é ** ‚°‚«‚è‚ñ‚É‚Ó‚ê‚é make someone high up extremely angry
žú‚ð”ò‚΂· ** ‚°‚«‚ð‚Ƃ΂· issue a written appeal
‚¯‚¶‚ß‚ð‚‚¯‚é
make a distinction, conclude
‰º¢˜b‚ÉŒ¾‚¤ ‚°‚¹‚í‚É‚¢‚¤ in common parlance
Œ…‚ªˆá‚¤ ‚¯‚½‚ª‚¿‚ª‚¤ far superior
(‚É)‰º‘Ê‚ð—a‚¯‚é ‚°‚½‚ð‚ ‚¸‚¯‚é leave everything to
‰º‘Ê‚ð‚Í‚©‚¹‚é ‚°‚½‚ð‚Í‚©‚¹‚é jack up (scores)
‚¯‚¿‚ª‚‚­
be jinxed
‚¯‚¿‚ð‚‚¯‚é
find fault with
ŒŽ‰º•Xl ** ‚°‚Á‚©‚Ђ傤‚¶‚ñ matchmaker
Œ‡Š×ŽÔ ‚¯‚Á‚©‚ñ‚µ‚á defective car, lemon
‹C‚É‚Í‚â‚é ‚¯‚Á‚«‚É‚Í‚â‚é impetuous
ŒŽ‹‹Žæ‚è ‚°‚Á‚«‚イ‚Æ‚è salaried worker
Œ‹\‚¸‚­‚ß ‚¯‚Á‚±‚¤‚¸‚­‚ß everything looks perfect
Œ‡ÈÙ”» ‚¯‚Á‚¹‚«‚³‚¢‚΂ñ trial in absentia
Œˆ‘I“Š•[ ‚¯‚Á‚¹‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚Ђ傤 run-off ballot
ŒŒ‘Š‚ð•Ï‚¦‚é ‚¯‚Á‚»‚¤‚ð‚©‚¦‚é change color
‚¯‚‚̌Š‚ª¬‚³‚¢ * ‚¯‚‚̂ ‚È‚ª‚¿‚¢‚³‚¢ miserly
‚°‚Á‚Õ‚ªo‚é ‚°‚Á‚Õ‚ª‚Å‚é burp
ŒŒ˜H‚ðŠJ‚­ ‚¯‚‚ë‚ð‚Ђ炭 find a way out (in a battle)
Œˆ‚ðÌ‚é ‚¯‚‚ð‚Æ‚é take a vote on
‚¯‚Â‚ðŒž‚é * ‚¯‚‚ð‚Ü‚­‚é take a threatening attitude when corned
‰ºŽè•¨H‚¢ * ‚°‚Ä‚à‚Ì‚®‚¢ person with bizarre tastes in food
‰º”n•] ‚°‚΂Ђ傤 rumor
‰Œ‚½‚¢ ‚¯‚Þ‚½‚¢ feel awkward
‰Œ‚½‚ª‚é ‚¯ ‚Þ‚½‚ª‚é keep at a distance
‰Œ‚ÉŠª‚­ ‚¯‚Þ‚É‚Ü‚­ mystify, throw off
‰Œ‚ƏÁ‚¦‚é ‚¯‚Þ‚è‚Æ‚«‚¦‚é go up in smoke
ƒQƒ‰ü‚è ƒQƒ‰‚¸‚è galley proof
Œ¢‰Ž‚Ì’‡ ‚¯‚ñ‚¦‚ñ‚Ì‚È‚© They hate each otherfs guts.
Œ–‰Ü˜(‚Å) ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚²‚µ (in) a defiant manner
Œ–‰Ü‚Á‘‚¢ ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚Á‚Ï‚â‚¢ quarrelsome
Œ•‚ª•ô‚É—§‚½‚³‚ê‚é ** ‚¯‚ñ‚ª‚Ý‚Ë‚É‚½‚½‚³‚ê‚é be hanging in the balance
Œ–‰Ü—¼¬”s ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚è‚傤‚¹‚¢‚΂¢ In a quarrel, both parties are to blame.
Œ–‰Ü•Ê‚ê(‚·‚é) ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚í‚©‚ê break up (or part) after a quarrel
Œ–‰Ü‚ð”„‚é ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚ð‚¤‚é pick a fight
Œ–‰Ü‚𔃂¤ ‚¯‚ñ‚©‚ð‚©‚¤ accept a challenge
ŒºŠÖ•¥‚¢‚ðH‚¤ ‚°‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚΂炢‚ð‚­‚¤ be turned away at the door
Œ¡‹­•t‰ï ** ‚¯‚ñ‚«‚傤‚Ó‚©‚¢ farfetched reasoning
Œ–Œ–šš ‚¯‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚²‚¤‚²‚¤ great uproar
Œ¾sˆê’v ‚°‚ñ‚±‚¤‚¢‚Á‚¿ consistent in speech and action
Œ´e—pŽ† ‚°‚ñ‚±‚¤‚悤‚µ manuscript paper
Œ¾Œê‚ɐ₷ ‚é ‚°‚ñ‚²‚É‚º‚Á‚·‚é beyond description
Š££ˆê± ** ‚¯‚ñ‚±‚ñ‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚« life or death gamble
Œ¤ès‚ðÏ‚Þ ‚¯‚ñ‚³‚ñ‚ð‚Â‚Þ make a profound study of
Œ©Ž¯‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚¯‚ñ‚µ‚«‚Ì‚ ‚é of good judgment
Œª÷‚Ì”ü“¿ ‚¯‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚Ñ‚Æ‚­ virtue of modesty
Œ‘‘ÓŠú ‚¯‚ñ‚½‚¢‚« period of ennui in married life
Œ¾Ž¿‚ðŽæ‚é ‚°‚ñ‚¿‚ð‚Æ‚é nail a person down
Œ©“–‚ªŠO‚ê ‚é ‚¯‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚ª‚Í‚¸‚ê‚é make a wrong guess
Œ©“–ˆá‚¢ ‚¯‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚¿‚ª‚¢ wrong
Œ´“®—Í ‚°‚ñ‚Ç‚¤‚è‚å‚­ driving force
Œ©“–‚ð‚‚¯ ‚é ‚¯‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚ð‚‚¯‚é estimate, guess
Œž“yd—ˆ ** ‚¯‚ñ‚Ç‚¿‚傤‚ç‚¢ renew onefs attack
Œ˜”EŽ‹v ** ‚¯‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚¶‚«‚イ indomitable perseverance
Œ¢”n‚̘J‚ð‚Æ‚é ** ‚¯‚ñ‚΂̂낤‚ð‚Æ‚é be at a personfs service
Œ©•·‚ðL‚ß ‚é ‚¯‚ñ‚Ô‚ñ‚ð‚Ђë‚ß‚é enlarge onefs experience
Œ –dp” ‚¯‚ñ‚Ú‚¤‚¶‚ã‚Á‚·‚¤ scheming
Œ¶–ł̔߈£(‚ðŠ´‚¶‚é) ** ‚°‚ñ‚߂‚̂Ђ ‚¢(‚ð‚©‚ñ‚¶‚é) sad disillusionment
Œ¾‚ð¶‰E‚É‚·‚é ** ‚°‚ñ‚ð‚³‚ä‚¤‚É‚·‚é use excuses and evasions



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
gˆê“_ * ‚±‚¤‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚ñ only woman in the company
Œõ‰A–î‚Ì”@‚µ ‚±‚¤‚¢‚ñ‚â‚Ì‚²‚Æ‚µ Time flies like an arrow.
Œã‰÷æ‚É—§‚½‚¸ ‚±‚¤‚©‚¢‚³‚«‚É‚½‚½‚¸ It is no use crying over spilt milk.
ŒûŠp–A‚ð”ò‚΂· ** ‚±‚¤‚©‚­‚ ‚í‚ð‚Ƃ΂· be engaged in a heated discussion
Œø‰ÊæU–Ê ‚±‚¤‚©‚Ä‚«‚ß‚ñ have an immediate effect
‹‰Ø”Å ‚²‚¤‚©‚΂ñ deluxe edition
ŒãŠ³‚Ì—J‚¢ ** ‚±‚¤‚©‚ñ‚Ì‚¤‚ê‚¢ problem in the future
ŒúŠç–³’p(‚È) ‚±‚¤‚ª‚ñ‚Þ‚¿ shameless
j‹Il³(‚·‚é) ‚±‚¤‚«‚µ‚ã‚­‚¹‚¢ enforcement of the law of the land
IŒ¾—ߐF ** ‚±‚¤‚°‚ñ‚ê‚¢‚µ‚å‚­ flattery
DD–ê * ** ‚±‚¤‚±‚¤‚â good-natured old man
dœŠ¿ * ** ‚±‚¤‚±‚‚©‚ñ man of principle
ŒãŒÚ‚Ì—J‚¢ ** ‚±‚¤‚±‚Ì‚¤‚ê‚¢ concerns about future affairs
DŒÂ‚Ì–Í”Í ** ‚±‚¤‚±‚Ì‚à‚Í‚ñ fine example
Œ÷ß‘Š”¼‚΂·‚é ** ‚±‚¤‚´‚¢‚ ‚¢‚È‚©‚΂·‚é pluses and minuses are evenly balanced
ŒöŽ„¬“¯(‚·‚é) ‚±‚¤‚µ‚±‚ñ‚Ç‚¤ mix official business with personal affairs
‚Žp¨‚ð‚Æ‚é ‚±‚¤‚µ‚¹‚¢‚ð‚Æ‚é take a high-handed attitude
DŽ––‚‘½‚µ ‚±‚¤‚¶‚Ü‚¨‚¨‚µ Shadows usually accompany light.
‚Š‹°•|Ç ‚±‚¤‚µ‚å‚«‚傤‚Ó‚µ‚傤 acrophobia
Œão‚ð”q‚·‚é ** ‚±‚¤‚¶‚ñ‚ð‚Í‚¢‚·‚é be outdone by someone
Œã¶‹°‚é‚ׂµ ** ‚±‚¤‚¹‚¢‚¨‚»‚é‚ׂµ Youth should be treated with care.
I’x‚ّ͐¬‚É‚µ‚©‚¸ ** ‚±‚¤‚¿‚Í‚¹‚Á‚»‚­‚É‚µ‚©‚¸ Better rough and ready than slow and elaborate.
Œð’ʏa‘Ø ‚±‚¤‚‚¤‚¶‚イ‚½‚¢ traffic jam
D“GŽè ‚±‚¤‚Ä‚«‚µ‚ã worthy rival
r“‚–³Œm(‚È) ** ‚±‚¤‚Æ‚¤‚Þ‚¯‚¢ utterly absurd
Z“à–\—Í ‚±‚¤‚È‚¢‚Ú‚¤‚è‚å‚­ school violence
‡•ÙŠé‹Æ ‚²‚¤‚ׂñ‚«‚¬‚傤 joint venture
O–@•M‚ð‘I‚΂¸ ** ‚±‚¤‚Ú‚¤‚Ó‚Å‚ð‚¦‚ç‚΂¸ A bad workman complains of his tools.
O–@‚à•M‚ÌŒë‚è ** ‚±‚¤‚Ú‚¤‚à‚Ó‚Å‚Ì‚ ‚â‚Ü‚è Even Homer sometimes nods.
‚–‚Ì•@‚ð‚Ö‚µÜ‚é ‚±‚¤‚Ü‚ñ‚Ì‚Í‚È‚ð‚Ö‚µ‚¨‚é take down someone a peg or two
®‰®‚Ì”’ŒÑ ** ‚±‚¤‚â‚Ì‚µ‚ç‚΂©‚Ü The dyerfs clothes remain undyed.
‹½‚É“ü‚Á‚Ä‚Í‹½‚ɏ]‚¦ ‚²‚¤‚É‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚Í‚²‚¤‚É‚µ‚½‚ª‚¦ When in Rome do as the Romans do.
sŠy“ú˜a ** ‚±‚¤‚ç‚­‚Ñ‚æ‚è ideal weather for outing
b—…Š±‚µ(‚·‚éj** ‚±‚¤‚ç‚Ú‚µ bathing in the sun
b—…‚ðŒo‚é ** ‚±‚¤‚ç‚ð‚Ö‚é gain experience in
Œ÷‚ð‘t‚·‚é ‚±‚¤‚ð‚»‚¤‚·‚é be effective in.
‹Æ‚ðŽÏ‚â‚· ‚²‚¤‚ð‚É‚â‚· lose onefs temper
Œà‰z“¯M ** ‚²‚¦‚‚ǂ¤‚µ‚イ mortal enemies in the same boat
º‚ðã‚°‚é ‚±‚¦‚ð‚ ‚°‚é raise a voice
º‚ðŒÀ‚è‚É ‚±‚¦‚ð‚©‚¬‚è‚É at the top of onefs lungs
º‚ðŠ|‚¯‚é ‚±‚¦‚ð‚©‚¯‚é call out to
º‚𒣂èã‚°‚é ‚±‚¦‚ð‚Í‚è‚ ‚°‚é raise onefs voice
Œë‰ð‚ðµ‚­ ‚²‚©‚¢‚ð‚Ü‚Ë‚­ cause misunderstanding
Œä‹@Œ™ŽÎ‚ß ‚²‚«‚°‚ñ‚È‚È‚ß in a bad mood
ŒÄ‹z‚ª‡‚¤ ‚±‚«‚イ‚ª‚ ‚¤ work together in harmony
ŒÌ‹½‚É‹Ñ‚ðü‚é ** ‚±‚«‚傤‚É‚É‚µ‚«‚ð‚©‚´‚é return to onefs hometown in glory
•”’‚ð‚‚¯‚é ** ‚±‚­‚Ñ‚á‚­‚ð‚‚¯‚é decide which is right
¬Žñ‚ð‚©‚µ‚°‚é ‚±‚­‚Ñ‚ð‚©‚µ‚°‚é cock onefs head slightly
‹ÉŠy‚Æ‚ñ‚Ú ** ‚²‚­‚ç‚­‚Æ‚ñ‚Ú easygoing fellow
ŒÇŒR•±“¬(‚·‚é) ** ‚±‚®‚ñ‚Ó‚ñ‚Æ‚¤ fight a lonely battle
‚±‚¯‚¨‚Ç‚µ
bluff
ŒÕŒŠ‚É“ü‚炸‚ñ‚ΌՎ™‚𓾂¸ ‚±‚¯‚‚ɂ¢‚炸‚ñ‚΂±‚¶‚ð‚¦‚¸ Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Ÿ˜Œ”‚É‚©‚©‚í‚é ‚±‚¯‚ñ‚É‚©‚©‚í‚é can discredit oneself
‚±‚±‚Å‚ ‚Á‚½‚ª•S”N–Ú ** ‚±‚±‚Å‚ ‚Á‚½‚ª‚ЂႭ‚Ë‚ñ‚ß Now that I have seen you here, youfre doomed.
¬Œ¾‚ðŒ¾‚¤ ‚±‚²‚Æ‚ð‚¢‚¤ scolding
S’g‚Ü‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ ‚½‚½‚Ü‚é heart-warming
S“–‚½‚è(‚ª‚ ‚éE‚È‚¢) ‚±‚±‚ë‚ ‚½‚è idea
SˆÓ‹C ‚±‚±‚ë‚¢‚« spirit
S’u‚«‚È‚­ ‚±‚±‚남‚«‚È‚­ without reserve
S‚ª“®‚­ ‚±‚±‚낪‚¤‚²‚­ take a fancy to
S‚ª’Ê‚¤ ‚±‚±‚낪‚©‚悤 understand each other
SŠ|‚¯‚é ‚±‚±‚낪‚¯‚é endeavor
S\‚¦ ‚±‚±‚낪‚Ü‚¦ onefs mental attitude
S”z‚è ‚±‚±‚ë‚­‚΂è consideration
S‹ê‚µ‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚®‚邵‚¢ feel bad
S‚µ‚Ä ‚±‚±‚낵‚Ä with care
Sä•v(‚È) ‚±‚±‚낶‚傤‚Ô secure
SŒ­‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚©‚¢ consideration
Ss‚­‚µ ‚±‚±‚ë‚­‚µ kindness
SÏ‚à‚è ‚±‚±‚ë‚Âà‚è expectations
S‹­‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚Â悢 reassuring
S–³‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚È‚¢ heartless, thoughtless
S‚Ȃ炸‚à ‚±‚±‚ë‚Ȃ炸‚à against onefs will
S‚É•‚‚©‚Ô ‚±‚±‚ë‚É‚¤‚©‚Ô come into mind
S‚ÉŠ|‚©‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚É‚©‚©‚é weigh on onefs mind
S‘ž‚¢ ‚± ‚±‚ë‚É‚­‚¢ exquisite
S‚ɐõ‚Ü‚Ê ‚±‚±‚ë‚É‚»‚Ü‚Ê do not care for very much
S‚É—¯‚ß‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚É‚Æ‚ß‚é keep in mind
S‚É‚à‚È‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚É‚à‚È‚¢ do not really mean
SŽc‚è ‚±‚±‚ë‚Ì‚±‚è regret
S‚̏ä ** ‚±‚±‚ë‚Ì‚½‚¯ everything on onefs mind
S×‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚Ú‚»‚¢ helpless
S‘Ò‚¿‚É‚·‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚Ü‚¿‚É‚·‚é wait in expectation
S‹–‚È‚¢ ‚±‚±‚ë‚à‚Æ‚È‚¢ uneasy
S‚ð‡‚í‚¹‚Ä ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚ ‚í‚¹‚Ä in close cooperation
S‚ð“ü‚ê‘Ö‚¦‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚¢‚ê‚©‚¦‚é turn over a new leaf
S‚ð“®‚©‚· ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚¤‚²‚©‚· be touched
S‚ð‘Å‚Â ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚¤‚Â touching
S‚ð’D‚í‚ê‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚¤‚Î‚í‚ê‚é be captivated
S‚ð‹S‚É‚·‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚¨‚É‚É‚·‚é harden onefs heart
S‚ðÓ‚­ ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚­‚¾‚­ make every effort, be concerned
S‚ð”z‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚­‚Î‚é be considerate
S‚ð‹‚‚Þ ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚­‚Þ sympathize
S‚ð‹–‚· ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚ä‚é‚· trust
S‚ðŠñ‚¹‚é ‚±‚±‚ë‚ð‚悹‚é be in love with, feel sympathy for
¬×H(‚ð˜M‚·‚é) ‚±‚´‚¢‚­(‚ð‚낤‚·‚é) (toy with) cheap tricks
˜‚ªd‚¢ ‚±‚µ‚ª‚¨‚à‚¢ be slow to act
˜‚ª’á‚¢ ‚±‚µ‚ª‚Ђ­‚¢ courteous, humble
˜‹Ð’… ‚±‚µ‚¬‚ñ‚¿‚á‚­ hanger-on
ŒÕŽ‹á¼X(‚Æ) ‚±‚µ‚½‚ñ‚½‚ñ with a vigilant eye
˜”²‚¯ ‚±‚µ‚Ê‚¯ coward
ŒÜ\•à•S•à ‚²‚¶‚ã‚Á‚ۂЂá‚Á‚Û little difference
ŒÃF‘“‘R(‚Æ‚µ‚½) ** ‚±‚µ‚å‚­‚»‚¤‚º‚ñ ancient look
Œã¶‘厖‚É ‚²‚µ‚傤‚¾‚¢‚¶‚É faithfully
ŒÌŽ–—ˆ—ð ‚±‚¶‚ç‚¢‚ê‚« history
˜‚ðã‚°‚é ‚±‚µ‚ð‚ ‚°‚é undertake
˜‚𐘂¦‚é ‚±‚µ‚ð‚·‚¦‚é settle down
˜‚𔲂©‚· ‚±‚µ‚ð‚Ê‚©‚· be nearly paralyzed
Œã¶‘厖(‚É) ‚²‚µ‚傤‚¾‚¢‚¶ treasure, cherish with great care
ŒÜ‘Ÿ˜ZäD(‚É‚µ‚Ý‚é) ** ‚²‚¼‚¤‚ë‚Á‚Õ (can be felt in the) internal organs and bowels
ŒÜ‘Ì–ž‘« ‚²‚½‚¢‚Ü‚ñ‚¼‚­ healthy and normal
ŒÖ‘å–Ï‘z‹¶ ‚±‚¾‚¢‚à‚¤‚»‚¤‚«‚傤 megalomania
Œä‘½•ª‚ɘR‚ꂸ ‚²‚½‚Ô‚ñ‚É‚à‚ꂸ like many others
Œä“s‡Žå‹` ‚²‚‚²‚¤‚µ‚ガ opportunism
¬Žèæ(‚Ì) ‚±‚Ä‚³‚« superficial
¬Žè’²‚× ‚±‚Ä‚µ‚ç‚× trial, warm-up
Ž–‚±‚±‚ÉŽŠ‚Á‚Ä‚Í ** ‚±‚Æ‚±‚±‚É‚¢‚½‚Á‚Ä‚Í since things have come to this
Ž––ˆ‚É ‚±‚Æ‚²‚Æ‚É in everything
Ž––Ü‚êŽå‹` ‚±‚Æ‚È‚©‚ꂵ‚ガ avoiding any complications
Ž––³‚«‚ð“¾‚é ‚±‚Æ‚È‚«‚ð‚¦‚é manage to come through
Ž–‚É‚æ‚é‚Æ ‚±‚Æ‚É‚æ‚é‚Æ perhaps, possibly
Ž–‚ÌŒyd‚ðŒv‚é ** ‚±‚Æ‚Ì‚¯‚¢‚¿‚傤‚ð‚Í‚©‚é weigh the relative importance of the matter
Ž–‚̂‚¢‚Å‚É ‚±‚Ƃ̂‚¢‚Å‚É while one is at it
Žê‚ÌŠO ‚±‚Æ‚Ì‚Ù‚© exceptionally
Œ¾—tK‚ð•ß‚炦‚é ‚±‚Ƃ΂¶‚è‚ð‚Ƃ炦‚é pounce on a personfs words
Œ¾—t‚ð•Ô‚· ‚±‚Æ‚Î‚ð‚©‚¦‚· talk back
Œ¾—t‚ðT‚Þ ‚±‚Ƃ΂ð‚‚‚µ‚Þ mind onefs language
Œ¾—t‚ð‘÷‚· ‚±‚Ƃ΂ð‚É‚²‚· speak ambiguously
Œ¾—t‚ð‹²‚Þ ‚±‚Ƃ΂ð‚Í‚³‚Þ interrupt
Ž–‚à‚ ‚낤‚É ‚±‚Æ‚à‚ ‚낤‚É of all things
Ž–‚à–³‚°‚É ‚±‚Æ‚à‚È‚°‚É as if nothing had happened
Žq‹Ÿ‚ðÝ‚¯‚é ** ‚±‚Ç‚à‚ð‚à‚¤‚¯‚é have a child
Ž–‚ð\‚¦‚é ‚±‚Æ‚ð‚©‚Ü‚¦‚é make trouble
•²”÷o‚ɍӂ¯‚é ‚±‚È‚Ý‚¶‚ñ‚É‚­‚¾‚¯‚é be broken to pieces
¬‘ž‚炵‚¢ ‚±‚É‚­‚炵‚¢ nasty
¬f‰J ** ‚±‚Ê‚©‚ ‚ß misty rain
Žq‚̐e‚É‚µ‚Ä‚±‚ÌŽq‚ ‚è * ** ‚±‚Ì‚¨‚â‚É‚µ‚Ä‚±‚Ì‚±‚ ‚è Like father, like son.
‚±‚ÌŠú‚É‹y‚ñ‚Å ** ‚±‚Ì‚²‚É‚¨‚æ‚ñ‚Å at this stage
‚²‚Ü‚·‚è
buttering up
Žq‚ÍèP ‚±‚Í‚©‚·‚ª‚¢ A child binds a married couple together.
Žq‚ÍŽOŠE‚ÌŽñ‚©‚¹ * ** ‚±‚Í‚³‚ñ‚ª‚¢‚Ì‚­‚Ñ‚©‚¹ Onefs children will be a burden forever.
Œä”jŽZ‚É‚·‚é ‚²‚Í‚³‚ñ‚É‚·‚é call off the whole thing
Œä–@“x ** ‚²‚Í‚Á‚Æ no-no
¬t“ú˜a ‚±‚Í‚é‚Ñ‚æ‚è Indian summer
›Z‚ð”„‚é ‚±‚Ñ‚ð‚¤‚é suck up to
ŒÜ•ªŒÜ•ª ‚²‚Ô‚²‚Ô fifty-fifty
Œä–³¹‘¿(‚·‚é) ‚²‚Ô‚³‚½ do not contact for a long time
¬‘¾‚è ‚±‚Ô‚Æ‚è plump
¬~‚è ‚±‚Ô‚è light rain
Œê•¾‚ª‚ ‚é ‚²‚Ö‚¢‚ª‚ ‚é misleading
Œä•¼‚ð’S‚® ** ‚²‚Ö‚¢‚ð‚©‚Â‚® be superstitious
‹ä‚«(‚É‚·‚é) ‚²‚Ú‚¤‚Ê‚« pull out one after another
Žq”Ï”Y(‚È) ‚±‚Ú‚ñ‚Ì‚¤ doting
Œë–‚‰»‚· ‚²‚Ü‚©‚· deceive
ŒÓ–ƒ‚·‚è ‚²‚Ü‚·‚è flattery, flatterer
‚²‚Ü‚ß‚ÌŽ•ça‚è ** ‚²‚Ü‚ß‚Ì‚Í‚¬‚µ‚è futile effort
¬‰ñ‚肪—˜‚­ ‚±‚Ü‚í‚肪‚«‚­ easy to maneuver
ŒÓ–ƒ‚ð‚·‚é ‚²‚Ü‚ð‚·‚é flatter
ž‚Ý“ü‚Á‚½ ‚±‚Ý‚¢‚Á‚½ complicated
¬Ž¨‚É‹²‚Þ ‚±‚Ý‚Ý‚É‚Í‚³‚Þ overhear
’¦‚è’¦‚è ‚±‚育‚è be fed up with
ŒÜ—¢–¶’† ** ‚²‚è‚Þ‚¿‚イ completely in the dark
‚±‚ꌩ‚悪‚µ‚É ‚±‚ê‚݂悪‚µ‚É ostentatiously
ŽE‚µ•¶‹å * ‚±‚낵‚à‚ñ‚­ clincher
“]‚΂ʐæ‚̏ñ ‚±‚ë‚΂ʂ³‚«‚̂‚¦ Look before you leap.
ˆß‚̉º‚ÌŠZ ** ‚±‚ë‚à‚Ì‚µ‚½‚Ì‚æ‚ë‚¢ onefs true intention
“]‚ñ‚Å‚à‚½‚¾‚Å‚Í‹N‚«‚È‚¢ ‚±‚ë‚ñ‚Å‚à‚½‚¾‚Å‚Í‚¨‚«‚È‚¢ take advantage of every situation
•|‚¢‚à‚ÌŒ©‚½‚³(‚Å) ‚±‚í‚¢‚à‚Ì‚Ý‚½‚³ curiosity is stronger than fear
‹°‹° ‚±‚킲‚í timidly
‹­’k”»(‚·‚é) ** ‚±‚킾‚ñ‚Ï‚ñ press hard
§ˆÓ(‚É‚È‚é) ‚±‚ñ‚¢ become acquainted
ª‹C‚ª‚¢‚¢ ‚±‚ñ‚«‚ª‚¢‚¢ be patient
ª”ä‚×(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚±‚ñ‚­‚ç‚× endurance contest
Œ¾Œê“¹’f(‚È) ‚²‚ñ‚²‚Ç‚¤‚¾‚ñ outrageous
¨¨‚Æ–°‚é ** ‚±‚ñ‚±‚ñ‚Æ‚Ë‚Þ‚é sleep soundly
ª«‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚±‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚ ‚é have guts
¡¶‚Ì•Ê‚ê ‚±‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚í‚©‚ê last farewell
ª«‚̈«‚¢ ‚±‚ñ‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚í‚é‚¢ ill-natured
ŸÓg‚Ì—Í‚ðU‚èi‚Á‚Ä ‚±‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚Ì‚¿‚©‚ç‚ð‚ӂ肵‚Ú‚Á‚Ä with all his might
§Ø’š”J(‚È) ‚±‚ñ‚¹‚‚Ă¢‚Ë‚¢ detailed and painstaking
¥‘OŒðÂ ‚±‚ñ‚º‚ñ‚±‚¤‚µ‚傤 premarital sex
ŸÓ‘Rˆê‘Ì(‚Æ‚È‚é) ** ‚±‚ñ‚º‚ñ‚¢‚Á‚½‚¢ in complete harmony
ª•‰‚¯(‚·‚é) ‚±‚ñ‚Ü‚¯ give in
‹à—ÖÛ ‚±‚ñ‚è‚ñ‚´‚¢ never on any account
ª‚ð‹l‚ß‚é ‚±‚ñ‚ð‚‚߂é concentrate on


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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
ßˆ«Š´ ‚´‚¢‚ ‚­‚©‚ñ guilty feeling
Ç‰¥‚ª”n il¶–œŽ–`j** ‚³‚¢‚¨‚¤‚ª‚¤‚Ü(‚¶‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚΂ñ‚¶`j Inscrutable are the ways of Heaven.
ËŠo‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚³‚¢‚©‚­‚Ì‚ ‚é resourceful
àȋ^S ‚³‚¢‚¬‚µ‚ñ suspicion
×H‚Í—¬—¬ Ždã‚°‚ð‚²‚ë‚¤‚¶‚ë **
‚³‚¢‚­‚Í‚è‚イ‚è‚イ‚²‚낤‚¶‚ë It is all fixed. Wait and see the results.
ÅŒb‘‘Ò‹ö ‚³‚¢‚¯‚¢‚±‚­‚½‚¢‚®‚¤ most-favored-nation treatment
ÅŒh—ç(‚·‚é) ‚³‚¢‚¯‚¢‚ê‚¢
bow very low
ÄŒŸ“¢(‚·‚é) 
‚³‚¢‚¯‚ñ‚Æ‚¤
reexamine
ÛŒÀ‚È‚­ ‚³‚¢‚°‚ñ‚È‚­ endlessly
Å‚’ª(‚É’B‚·‚é) ‚³‚¢‚±‚¤‚¿‚傤i‚É‚½‚Á‚·‚éj (reach) climax
ÅŒã’Ê’« ‚³‚¢‚²‚‚¤‚¿‚傤 ultimatum
ÅŒã‚ÌŽè’i ‚³‚¢‚²‚Ì‚µ‚ゾ‚ñ last resort
Kæ‚Ì—Ç‚¢ ‚³‚¢‚³‚«‚Ì‚æ‚¢
good sign
ÌŽZ‚ªŽæ‚ê ‚é ‚³‚¢‚³‚ñ‚ª‚Æ‚ê‚é pay
ÄŽOÄŽl ‚³‚¢‚³‚ñ‚³‚¢‚µ repeatedly
àŽY–Ú“–‚Ä ‚´‚¢‚³‚ñ‚ß‚ ‚Ä after money
ËŽq‘½•a **
‚³‚¢‚µ‚½‚т傤 Whom the gods love die young.
ËŽq’Z–½ ** ‚³‚¢‚µ‚½‚ñ‚ß‚¢ The gifted die young.
ËFŒ“”õ * **
‚³‚¢‚µ‚å‚­‚¯‚ñ‚Ñ with beauty and intelligence
Å·Šú ‚³‚¢‚¹‚¢‚« golden age
Åæ’[ ‚³‚¢‚¹‚ñ‚½‚ñ
state of the art
×‘å˜R‚炳‚¸˜b‚· ‚³‚¢‚¾‚¢‚à‚炳‚¸‚Í‚È‚· tell in detail
àƒeƒN ‚´‚¢ƒeƒN money management
æ΂̉͌´ ** ‚³‚¢‚Ì‚©‚í‚ç futile effort
Ñ”z‚ðU‚é ‚³‚¢‚Í‚¢‚Ó‚é command
æ΂͓Š‚°‚ç‚ꂽ ** ‚³‚¢‚Í‚È‚°‚ç‚ꂽ The die is cast.
à•z‚Ì’ê‚ð‚Í‚½‚­ ‚³‚¢‚Ó‚Ì‚»‚±‚ð‚Í‚½‚­ spend all the money one has
à•z‚Ì•R‚ðˆ¬‚é ‚³‚¢‚ӂ̂Ђà‚ð‚É‚¬‚é hold the purse strings
à•z‚Ì•R‚ðŠÉ‚ß‚é ‚³‚¢‚ӂ̂Ђà‚ð‚ä‚é‚ß‚é loosen the purse strings
Å—Dæ
‚³‚¢‚䂤‚¹‚ñ top priority
‹t€‚¶‚ðH‚킹‚é **
‚³‚©‚Ë‚¶‚ð‚­‚í‚¹‚é get back at
æ‚ª‚ ‚é ‚³‚«‚ª‚ ‚é have potential
æ‚ªŒ©‚¦‚é ‚³‚«‚ª‚Ý‚¦‚é
can look ahead, the future does not look promising
æŽæ‚è‚·‚é ‚³‚«‚Ç‚è‚·‚é anticipate
æ‘–‚é ‚³‚«‚΂µ‚é
rush in
æ‚𑈂¤ ‚³‚«‚ð‚ ‚ç‚»‚¤
push ahead of one another
æ‚ð‰z‚³‚ê‚é ‚³‚«‚ð‚±‚³‚ê‚é
be beaten to it
æ×‚è ‚³‚«‚Ú‚»‚è declining
æs‚« ‚³‚«‚ä‚« future
æ‚ñ‚¸‚ê‚ΐl‚𐧂· **
‚³‚«‚ñ‚¸‚ê‚Î‚Ð‚Æ‚ð‚¹‚¢‚· Leadership goes to those who take the initiative.
ôŽmAô‚É“M‚ê‚é **
‚³‚­‚µA‚³‚­‚É‚¨‚Ú‚ê‚é It is the deceitful man who most often falls into the snares of deceit.
ô—ª‚ð„‚ç‚· ‚³‚­‚è‚á‚­‚ð‚ß‚®‚ç‚· devise a stratagem
Žð•È‚̈«‚¢ ‚³‚¯‚®‚¹‚Ì‚í‚é‚¢ turn nasty when drink
Žð‚Ɉù‚Ü‚ê‚é ‚³‚¯‚É‚Ì‚Ü‚ê‚é lose control of drinking
Žð‚Í•S–ò‚Ì’· **
‚³‚¯‚͂ЂႭ‚â‚­‚Ì‚¿‚傤 A little drink is the best medicine.
ŽðZ‚è ‚³‚¯‚Ñ‚½‚è drunk all the time
ŽG‹›Q(‚·‚é) ‚´‚±‚Ë sleep all crowded together
ú‰ÁŒ¸ ‚³‚¶‚©‚°‚ñ knack
·‚µo‚ª‚Ü‚µ‚¢ ‚³‚µ‚Å‚ª‚Ü‚µ‚¢ presumptuous
·‚µoŒû‚ð‚«‚­ ‚³‚µ‚Å‚®‚¿‚ð‚«‚­ make uncalled-for remarks
·‚µT‚¦‚é ‚³‚µ‚Ђ©‚¦‚é refrain from
·‚µˆø‚­ ‚³‚µ‚Ђ­ deduct
Žhg‚Ì‚Â‚Ü ‚³‚µ‚Ý‚Ì‚Â‚Ü playing second fiddle
·‚µŒü‚©‚¢(‚Å) ‚³‚µ‚Þ‚©‚¢ face to face
»ã‚̘OŠt ‚³‚¶‚傤‚̂낤‚©‚­ castles in the air
ú‚ð“Š‚°‚é ‚³‚¶‚ð‚È‚°‚é
give up trying to save life
ÁÜŠ´(‚𖡂키) ‚´‚¹‚‚©‚ñ(‚ð‚ ‚¶‚키) (experience) sense of failure
öŠo‚ð‹N‚±‚· ‚³‚Á‚©‚­‚ð‚¨‚±‚· have an illusion
ŽE‹C—§‚ ‚³‚Á‚«‚¾‚Â
be roused to violence
‚´‚Á‚­‚΂ç‚ñ‚É
frankly
ŽE•—Œi(‚È) ‚³‚Á‚Õ‚¤‚¯‚¢ desolate
‚³‚΂ð“Ç‚Þ ‚³‚΂ð‚æ‚Þ cheat in counting
—l‚É‚È‚é ‚³‚Ü‚É‚È‚é
look smart
À‰E‚Ì–Á ‚´‚䂤‚Ì‚ß‚¢ onefs motto
‚³‚è‚°‚È‚­
nonchalantly
‰Ž‚à–Ø‚©‚ç—Ž‚¿‚é ‚³‚é‚à‚«‚©‚炨‚¿‚é Even Homer sometimes nods.
G‚ç‚ʐ_‚ÉâM‚è‚È‚µ **
‚³‚í‚ç‚Ê‚©‚Ý‚É‚½‚½‚è‚È‚µ Let sleeping dogs lie.
À‚ðŽæ‚莝‚ ‚´‚ð‚Æ‚è‚à‚Â
keep a group entertained
ŽOŠpŠÖŒW ‚³‚ñ‚©‚­‚©‚ñ‚¯‚¢ love triangle
ŽYŠw‹¦“¯ ‚³‚ñ‚ª‚­‚«‚傤‚Ç‚¤ industry-university cooperation
ŽOŠ¥‰¤ ‚³‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚¨‚¤ triple crown
ŽOŠ¦Žl‰· **
‚³‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚µ‚¨‚ñ
three cold days followed by four warm days
œÍœÁ‚ÉŠ¬‚¦‚È‚¢ ** ‚´‚ñ‚«‚É‚½‚¦‚È‚¢ be overwhelmed with shame
Žc‹ÆŽè“– ‚´‚ñ‚¬‚傤‚Ä‚ ‚Ä overtime pay
ŽY‹Æ”pŠü•¨ ‚³‚ñ‚¬‚傤‚Í‚¢‚«‚Ô‚Â industrial waste
ŽOŒ •ª—§ ‚³‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚Ô‚ñ‚è‚ separation of the administrative, legislative, and judicial branches of government
ŽOŒÚ‚Ì—ç **
‚³‚ñ‚±‚Ì‚ê‚¢ every courtesy
ŽRŽ‡…–¾ **
‚³‚ñ‚µ‚·‚¢‚ß‚¢ beautiful scenery
ŽO\˜ZŒv“¦‚°‚é‚É‚µ‚©‚¸ **
‚³‚ñ‚¶‚イ‚ë‚Á‚¯‚¢‚É‚°‚é‚É‚µ‚©‚¸
Discretion is the better part of valor.
ŽRž£‚͏¬—±‚Å‚à‚Ò‚è‚è‚Ɛh‚¢ **
‚³‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚Í‚±‚‚Ԃłà‚Ò‚è‚è‚Æ‚©‚ç‚¢ He may be small but he is smart.
ŽOH’‹Q•t‚«
‚³‚ñ‚µ‚å‚­‚Ð ‚é‚˂‚« three meals and a nap included
ŽOâ‚Ý ‚³‚ñ‚·‚­‚Ý three-way deadlock
ŽO¢‘㓯‹ ‚³‚ñ‚¹‚¾‚¢‚Ç‚¤‚«‚å three generations living together
ŽO’i\‚¦ ‚³‚ñ‚¾‚ñ‚ª‚Ü‚¦ three-way
ŽSœé‚½‚é
‚³‚ñ‚½‚ñ‚½‚é wretched
ŽO“x–ڂ̐³ ’¼ ‚³‚ñ‚Ç‚ß‚Ì‚µ‚傤‚¶‚« The third time is the charm.
ŽOlŠñ‚ê‚Ε¶Žê‚Ì’mŒb ** ‚³‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚æ‚ê‚΂à‚ñ‚¶‚ã‚Ì‚¿‚¦ Two heads are better than one.
ŽO”q‹ã”q(‚·‚é) **
‚³‚ñ‚Ï‚¢‚«‚イ‚Í‚¢ bow many times
ŽO‰H‰G ‚³‚ñ‚΂ª‚ç‚· trio
ŽO”Žq‘µ‚Á‚½ ‚³‚ñ‚т傤‚µ‚»‚ë‚Á‚½ all-round
Ž^”Û—¼˜_ ‚³‚ñ‚Ò‚è‚傤‚ë‚ñ pros and cons
ŽO–‡–Ú ‚³‚ñ‚Ü‚¢‚ß
comedian
ŽOˆÊˆê‘Ì ‚³‚ñ‚Ý‚¢‚Á‚½‚¢ Trinity
ŽO–ʘZä] **
‚³‚ñ‚ß‚ñ‚ë‚Á‚Ò 
do the work of several people
ŽO•¶”» ‚³‚ñ‚à‚ñ‚΂ñ ready-made seal
ŽO•¶¬à ** ‚³‚ñ‚à‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚¹‚Â
cheap novel



[‚µ]

 
Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
’nã‚°‰® ‚¶‚ ‚°‚â land shark
Ždã‚°‚é ‚µ‚ ‚°‚é finish
ŽvˆÄŠç ‚µ‚ ‚ñ‚ª‚¨ thoughtful look
ŽvˆÄ“Š‚°Žñ ‚µ‚ ‚ñ‚È‚°‚­‚Ñ be at onefs witfs end
ŽvˆÄ‚É—]‚é ‚µ‚ ‚ñ‚É‚ ‚Ü‚é be at a loss what to do
Ž¦ˆÐ‰^“® ‚¶‚¢‚¤‚ñ‚Ç‚¤ demonstration
Ž©ˆÓŽ¯‰ßè ‚¶‚¢‚µ‚«‚©‚¶‚傤 over-self-conscious
œ“ˆÓ“I(‚È) ‚µ‚¢‚Ä‚« arbitrary
Žd‘—‚è ‚µ‚¨‚­‚è allowance sent by parents
‚µ‚¨‚µ‚¨‚Æ
dejectedly
’ªŽž ‚µ‚¨‚Ç‚« good chance
Ži‰ïŽÒ ‚µ‚©‚¢‚µ‚á master of ceremonies
Ž€Šp ‚µ‚©‚­ blind spot
Ž©ŠoÇó ‚¶‚©‚­‚µ‚傤‚¶‚傤 symptoms that one notices oneself
Ž©‰æŽ©Ž^(‚·‚é) ‚¶‚ª‚¶‚³‚ñ self-praise
’¼’k”»(‚·‚é) ‚¶‚©‚¾‚ñ‚Ï‚ñ direct negotiations
Ž€Šˆ–â‘è ‚µ‚©‚‚à‚ñ‚¾‚¢ matter of life and death
Ž©‰Æ“³’… 
‚¶‚©‚Ç‚¤‚¿‚á‚­ self-contradiction
Ž•‰å‚É‚à‚© ‚¯‚È‚¢ ‚µ‚ª‚É‚à‚©‚¯‚È‚¢ pay no attention to
’n‹à‚ªo‚é ‚¶‚ª‚Ë‚ª‚Å‚é betray oneself
èü‚ß‚Á–Ê(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚µ‚©‚ß‚Á‚‚ç grimace
Ž©‰Æ–òâĒ† ‚Ì•¨ ‚¶‚©‚â‚­‚낤‚¿‚イ‚Ì‚à‚Ì complete mastery (of a thing)
‘R‚é‚ׂ« ‚µ‚©‚é‚ׂ« proper
ŽžŠÔŠOŽè“– ‚¶‚©‚ñ‚ª‚¢‚Ä‚ ‚Ä
overtime pay
ŽžŠÔ‹‹ ‚¶‚©‚ñ‚«‚イ
hourly pay
ŽžŠÔ‚Ì–â‘è ‚¶‚©‚ñ‚Ì‚à‚ñ‚¾‚¢ matter of time
•~‹‚ª‚‚¢ ‚µ‚«‚¢‚ª‚½‚©‚¢ too embarrassed to visit
ŽwŠöŒn“
‚µ‚«‚¯‚¢‚Æ‚¤ chain of command
F‘¦¥‹ó ‚µ‚«‚»‚­‚º‚­‚¤ All is vanity.
Ž©‹‹Ž©‘« ‚¶‚«‚イ‚¶‚»‚­ self-sufficient
Žž‹X‚𓾂½ ‚¶‚¬‚ð‚¦‚½ timely
ŽŽ‹àÎ ‚µ‚«‚ñ‚¹‚« touchstone
Žl‹ê”ª‹ê(‚·‚éj ‚µ‚­‚Í‚Á‚­ struggle
”É”É(‚Æ) ‚µ‚°‚µ‚° frequently
ŽŽŒ±‘ä ‚µ‚¯‚ñ‚¾‚¢ touchstone
Ž„Œê ‚µ‚² whisper
ŽŽsöŒë ‚µ‚±‚¤‚³‚­‚² trial and error
Ž©‹ÆŽ©“¾
‚¶‚²‚¤‚¶‚Æ‚­ inviting own misfortune
’n–‚Å•§‚ɉ ‚¶‚²‚­‚Å‚Ù‚Æ‚¯‚É‚ ‚¤ be a godsend in onefs distress
’n–‚̍¹‘¿‚à‹àŽŸ‘æ ‚¶‚²‚­‚Ì‚³‚½‚à‚©‚Ë‚µ‚¾‚¢ Money talks.
’n–Ž¨ ‚¶‚²‚­‚Ý‚Ý be quick to find out info
Ž©ŒÈŒ™ˆ« ‚¶‚±‚¯‚ñ‚¨ self-hate
Ž©ŒÈŽå’£ ‚¶‚±‚µ‚ã‚¿‚傤 self-assertion
Ž–Œã³‘ø ‚¶‚²‚µ‚傤‚¾‚­ ex post facto approval
Ž©ŒÈ–h‰q
‚¶‚±‚Ú‚¤ ‚¦‚¢ self-defence
Ž©ŒÈ–ž‘« ‚¶‚±‚Ü‚ñ‚¼‚­ self-satisfaction
Žž·‚Ú‚¯ ‚¶‚³‚Ú‚¯ jet lag
ŽžŽž ‚¶‚¶‚±‚­‚±‚­ every moment
Ž‚ŽqS’†‚Ì ’Ž ‚µ‚µ‚µ‚ñ‚¿‚イ‚Ì‚Þ‚µ a snake in onefs bosom
ŽqŽq‘·‘· ‚µ‚µ‚»‚ñ‚»‚ñ posterity
Ž–ŽÀ–³ª
‚¶‚¶‚‚ނ±‚ñ unfounded
Ž‚Žq•±v‚̐¨‚¢‚Å ‚µ‚µ‚Ó‚ñ‚¶‚ñ‚Ì‚¢‚«‚¨‚¢‚Å ferociously
ŽlŽÌŒÜ“ü(‚·‚é j
‚µ‚µ‚Ⴒ‚ɂイ round up numbers of five and above and drop numbers below five
Ž€ŽÒ‚É•Ú‘Å‚Â **
‚µ‚µ‚á‚É‚Þ‚¿‚¤‚ speak ill of the dead
Ž©Žå« ‚¶‚µ‚ス‚¢ independence
ŽŠã–½—ß ‚µ‚¶‚傤‚ß‚¢‚ê‚¢
supreme command
Ž©“ꎩ”› **
‚¶‚¶‚傤‚¶‚΂­ be entangled in onefs own net
Ž„î‚ɍ¶‰E‚³‚ê‚é ‚µ‚¶‚傤‚É‚³‚䂤‚³‚ê‚é swayed by onefs personal feelings
ŽxŽ—¦ ‚µ‚¶‚è‚Â
approval rate
Ž©M–žX ‚¶‚µ‚ñ‚Ü‚ñ‚Ü‚ñ fully confident
Ž©Ó‚Ì”O‚É‹ì‚ç‚ê‚é ‚¶‚¹‚«‚Ì‚Ë‚ñ‚É‚©‚ç‚ê‚é suffer from a guilty conscience
Ž©‘R“‘‘¿ ‚µ‚º‚ñ‚Æ ‚¤‚½ natural sellection
Ž‘±—Í ‚¶‚¼‚­‚è‚å‚­ staying power
Ž©‘¸S ‚¶‚»‚ñ‚µ‚ñ self-respect
Žž‘ã’x‚ê ‚¶‚¾‚¢‚¨‚­‚ê outdated
Žž‘ãöŒë
‚¶‚¾‚¢‚³‚­‚² anachronism
Ž–‘åŽå‹` ‚¶‚¾‚¢‚µ‚ガ toadyism
‚µ‚½‚¢•ú‘è ‚µ‚½‚¢‚Ù‚¤‚¾‚¢ do whatever one wants
ã‚ª‰ñ‚é
‚µ‚½‚ª‚Ü‚í‚é can talk a lot
‰ºS ‚µ‚½‚²‚±‚ë onefs real intention
ãŒÛ‚ð‘Å‚Â ‚µ‚½‚Â‚Ã‚Ý‚ð‚¤‚Â smack onefs lips
‰ºÏ‚Ý ‚µ‚½‚Ã‚Ý bottom of the pecking order
‰ºŽè‚ɏo‚é ‚µ‚½‚Ä‚É‚Å‚é be modest
ã‚È‚ß‚¸‚è‚ð‚·‚é ‚µ‚½‚È‚ß‚¸‚è‚ð‚·‚é lick onefs lips
‰º‚É‚à’u‚©‚È‚¢ ‚µ‚½‚É‚à‚¨‚©‚È‚¢ entertain someone heartily
ã‚̍ª‚àŠ£‚©‚Ê‚¤‚¿‚É ‚µ‚½‚Ì‚Ë‚à‚©‚í‚©‚Ê‚¤‚¿‚É no sooner were onefs words out of his mouth
‚¶‚½‚΂½‚·‚é ‚¶‚½‚΂½‚·‚é struggle, make a fuss
‰º‰Î‚É‚È‚é ‚µ‚½‚Ñ‚É‚È‚é die down
‰ºŒ©‚ð‚·‚é ‚µ‚½‚Ý‚ð‚·‚é take a look at beforehand
‚µ‚½‚èŠç‚ð‚·‚é ‚µ‚½‚肪‚¨‚ð‚·‚é look smug
ã‚ðŠª‚­ ‚µ‚½‚ð‚Ü‚­ be filled with admiration for
’n’c‘¾“¥‚Þ ‚¶‚¾‚ñ‚¾‚Ó‚Þ stamp onefs feet in frustration
Žµ“]”ª“|(‚·‚é) ‚µ‚¿‚Ä‚ñ‚΂Á‚Æ‚¤ writhe in pain
Žµ“‹ê **
‚µ‚¿‚È‚ñ‚Í‚Á‚­
endless misfortunes
Ž‹’®—¦ ‚µ‚¿‚傤‚è‚ rating
Ž·s—P—\ ‚µ‚Á‚±‚¤‚䂤‚æ suspended sentence
Ž¿ŽÀ„Œ’ ‚µ‚‚¶‚‚²‚¤‚¯‚ñ simple and sturdy
’m‚Á‚½‚©‚Ô‚è‚ð‚·‚é ‚µ‚Á‚½‚©‚Ô‚è‚ð‚·‚é act as if one knew everything
Ž¶šBŒƒ—ã(‚·‚é) ‚µ‚Á‚½‚°‚«‚ê‚¢ give a pep talk
ŽÀ•¨‘å ‚¶‚‚Ԃ‚¾‚¢ actual size
‚µ‚Á‚Ø‚¢•Ô‚µ ‚µ‚Á‚Ø‚¢‚ª‚¦‚µ tit for tat
K”ö‚ðo‚· ‚µ‚Á‚Û‚ð‚¾‚· give oneself away
K”ö‚ð‚‚©‚Þ ‚µ‚Á‚Û‚ð‚‚©‚Þ get something on someone
K”ö‚ðU‚é ‚µ‚Á‚Û‚ð‚Ó‚é fawn on
K”ö‚ðŠª‚­ ‚µ‚Á‚Û‚ð‚Ü‚­ surrender
Ž€o‚Ì—·˜H ** ‚µ‚Å‚Ì‚½‚Ñ‚¶ journey to the next world
‚µ‚Ç‚ë‚à‚Ç‚ë
incoherent
‰È‚ðì‚é ‚µ‚È‚ð‚‚­‚é be coquettish
ŽŠ“ï‚Ì‹Z ‚µ‚È‚ñ‚Ì‚í‚´ next to impossible
Ž€‚ɐ…‚ðŽæ‚é **
‚µ‚É‚Ý‚¸‚ð‚Æ‚é attend someone on his/her deathbed
Ž€‚ɖڂɉ‚È‚¢ ‚µ‚É‚ß‚É‚ ‚¦‚È‚¢ cannot be present at someonefs deathbed
Ž€‚É•¨‹¶‚¢‚Å ‚µ‚É‚à‚Ì‚®‚é‚¢‚Å desperately
èM‚ðí‚é ‚µ‚Ì‚¬‚ð‚¯‚¸‚é fight fiercely
Žl‚̌܂̌¾‚킸‚É ‚µ‚Ì‚²‚Ì‚¢‚킸‚É without grumbling about this and that
Ž€‚̏¤l ‚µ‚Ì‚µ‚傤‚É‚ñ merchant of death
”E‚Ñ‘«(‚Å) ‚µ‚Ì‚Ñ‚ ‚µ stealthily
ŽÅ‹‚ª‚©‚Á‚½ ‚µ‚΂¢‚ª‚©‚Á‚½ theatrical
Ž©• ‚ðØ‚é ‚¶‚΂ç‚ð‚«‚é pay out of onefs own pocket
Ⴢê‚ðØ‚ç‚· ‚µ‚Ñ‚ê‚ð‚«‚ç‚· lose onefs patience
a”ç‚Ì”‚¯‚½ * **
‚µ‚Ô‚©‚í‚Ì‚Þ‚¯‚½ polished and attractive
Ž„• ‚ð”ì‚â‚· ‚µ‚Ó‚­‚ð‚±‚â‚· line onefs pocket
Ž©•‰S ‚¶‚Ó‚µ‚ñ self-confidence
Žl•ª˜Z(•ª) ‚µ‚Ô‚ë‚­(‚Ô) ratio of 6 to 4
Ž©•ªŸŽè(‚È/‚É) ‚¶‚Ô‚ñ‚©‚Á‚Ä selfish, in onefs own way
Ž©•ÂÇ ‚¶‚Ö‚¢‚µ‚傤 autism
Ž©–\Ž©Šü(‚É‚È‚é) ‚¶‚Ú‚¤‚¶‚« in despair
Žl•û”ª•û ‚µ‚Ù‚¤‚Í‚Á‚Û‚¤ far and wide, in every direction
’n“¹(‚ȁj ‚¶‚Ý‚¿ steady
Ž©–¾‚Ì— ‚¶‚ß‚¢‚Ì‚è truism
Žl–Ê‘^‰Ì **
‚µ‚ß‚ñ‚»‚© surrounded by enemies on all sides
‚µ‚á‚ ‚µ‚á‚ (‚Ɓj
without batting an eyelash
Žß‰Þ‚ɐà–@ **
‚µ‚á‚©‚É‚¹‚Á‚Û‚¤ Donft try to teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
‚µ‚á‚«‚µ‚á‚«

crisp, brisk
ŽÛŽq’è‹K ‚µ‚á‚­‚µ ‚¶‚傤‚¬ go by the book
Žã“÷‹­H 
‚¶‚á‚­‚É‚­‚«‚傤‚µ‚å‚­ survival of the fittest
ᛂɏá‚é ‚µ‚á‚­‚É‚³‚í‚é be offended
ŽÎ‚ɍ\‚¦‚é **
‚µ‚á‚É‚©‚Ü‚¦‚é take a defiant attitude
ŽÕ“ñ–³“ñ
‚µ‚á‚É‚Þ‚É
recklessly
‚µ‚á‚ׂè‚Ü‚­‚é
keep rattling on
c‰¡–³s **
‚¶‚イ‚¨‚¤‚Þ‚¶‚ñ right and left
O‹ð­Ž¡ ‚µ‚イ‚®‚¹‚¢‚¶ mobocracy
jŒ¾‚ð‹“‚°‚é **
‚µ‚イ‚°‚ñ‚ð‚ ‚°‚é hold a wedding ceremony
IŽnˆêŠÑ‚µ‚½ ‚µ‚イ‚µ‚¢‚Á‚©‚ñ‚µ‚½ consistent
Ž©—RŽ©Ý(‚É) ‚¶‚䂤‚¶‚´‚¢ as one pleases, at will
ŽüÍ˜T”‚(‚·‚é **) ‚µ‚イ‚µ‚傤‚낤‚΂¢ be thrown into confusion
OlŠÂŽ‹‚̉º‚Å **
‚µ‚イ‚¶‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚µ‚Ì‚à‚Æ‚Å under the public attention and scrutiny
IgŒÙ—p§ ‚µ‚イ‚µ‚ñ‚±‚悤‚¹‚¢ lifetime employment system
WÏ‰ñ˜H ‚µ‚イ‚¹‚«‚©‚¢‚ë integrated circuit (IC)
Žüù(‚·‚é)
‚µ‚イ‚¹‚ñ act as an agent
W‘听
‚µ‚イ‚½‚¢‚¹‚¢ compilation
X‘Ô‚ð‚³‚ç‚· ‚µ‚イ‚½‚¢‚ð‚³‚ç‚· behave shamefully
㵒pS ‚µ‚イ‚¿‚µ‚ñ
sense of shame
Žü’m‚ÌŽ–ŽÀ ‚µ‚イ‚¿‚Ì‚¶‚¶‚ common knowledge
(‚É)d“_‚ð’u‚­ ‚¶‚イ‚Ä‚ñ‚ð‚¨‚­ place emphasis on
\“ñ•ª‚É
‚¶‚イ‚É‚Ô‚ñ‚É more than enough
\l\F ‚¶‚イ‚É‚ñ‚Æ‚¢‚ë So many men, so many minds.
\l•À‚Ý *
‚¶‚イ‚É‚ñ‚È‚Ý average
\”Nˆê“ú‚Ì”@‚­ ‚¶‚イ‚Ë‚ñ‚¢‚¿‚¶‚‚̂²‚Æ‚­ without any change over a long period
\”NˆêÌ ‚¶‚イ‚Ë‚ñ‚ЂƂނ©‚µ Ten years ago seems like ancient history.
Ž·”O[‚¢ ‚µ‚イ‚Ë‚ñ‚Ô‚©‚¢ tenacious
d” ‚Ì‹÷‚ð‚Ù‚¶‚­‚é
‚¶‚イ‚΂±‚Ì‚·‚Ý‚ð‚Ù‚¶‚­‚é split hairs
Ž©—R–z•ú(‚È)
‚¶‚䂤‚Ù‚ñ‚Û‚¤ free and uninhibited
D”û‚ðŠJ‚­ **
‚µ‚イ‚Ñ‚ð‚Ђ炭 look greatly relieved
O–Ú‚Ì“I ** ‚µ‚イ‚à‚­‚Ì‚Ü‚Æ focus of public attention
Ž“—Y‚ðŒˆ‚·‚é **
‚µ‚䂤‚ð‚¯‚Á‚·‚é fight to the finish
Žå‹q“]“| ‚µ‚ã‚©‚­‚Ä‚ñ‚Æ‚¤ opposite of the usual order
Cs‚ðÏ‚Þ ‚µ‚ガ‚傤‚ð‚Â‚Þ train oneself
Žð‹C‚ð‘Ñ‚Ñ‚é ‚µ‚ã‚«‚ð‚¨‚Ñ‚é smell of liquor
j‰ƒ‚𒣂é **
‚µ‚ã‚­‚¦‚ñ‚ð‚Í‚é hold a banquet
ŽïŒü‚ð‹Ã‚炵‚½ ‚µ‚ケ‚¤‚ð‚±‚ç‚µ‚½ elaborate
ŽæŽÌ‘I‘ð ‚µ‚サ‚Ⴙ‚ñ‚½‚­ selection
”ŽìŒq‚¬ ‚¶‚ジ‚‚Ȃ¬ link together
Žå‘̐« ‚µ‚ソ‚¢‚¹‚¢ independence
oŒŒƒT[ƒrƒX *
‚µ‚ã‚Á‚¯‚ƒT[ƒrƒX sacrifice sale
oˆi‘Þ **
‚µ‚ã‚Á‚µ‚債‚ñ‚½‚¢ onefs course of action
\Žw‚É—]‚é ‚¶‚ã‚Á‚µ‚É‚ ‚Ü‚é more than ten
o¢“ª ‚µ‚ã‚Á‚¹‚ª‚µ‚ç the most successful person of a group
o¢ì ‚µ‚ã‚Á‚¹‚³‚­ debut work
\’†”ª‹ã ‚¶‚ã‚Á‚¿‚イ‚Í‚Á‚­ ten to one
\”cˆê—‚° ‚¶‚ã‚Á‚ςЂƂ©‚ç‚° indiscriminately
o”“‚Þ ‚µ‚ã‚Á‚Ò‚ª‚©‚³‚Þ expenses mount
o—•‚Ì—_‚ê **
‚µ‚ã‚‚ç‚ñ‚Ì‚Ù‚Ü‚ê surpassing onefs teacher
Žé‚ÉŒð‚í‚ê‚ΐԂ­‚È‚é **
‚µ‚ã‚É‚Ü‚¶‚í‚ê‚΂ ‚©‚­‚È‚é Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.
Žñ”öˆêŠÑ‚µ‚½ ‚µ‚ã‚Ñ‚¢‚Á‚©‚ñ‚µ‚½ consistent
C—…ê ** ‚µ‚ã‚ç‚Î scene of bloodshed
‡‰ž« ‚¶‚ã‚ñ‚Ì‚¤‚¹‚¢ adaptability
†•—”ü‘­ **
‚¶‚ã‚ñ‚Õ‚¤‚Ñ‚¼‚­ good customs and manners
‡•s“¯ ‚¶‚ã‚ñ‚Ó‚Ç‚¤
in no special order
t–°‹Å‚ðŠo‚¦‚¸ **
‚µ‚ã‚ñ‚Ý‚ñ‚ ‚©‚‚«‚ð‚¨‚Ú‚¦‚¸ In spring one tends to sleep late without knowing the day has broken.
”ˆ«‚̍ªŒ¹ ‚µ‚å‚ ‚­‚Ì‚±‚ñ‚°‚ñ root of every evil
ãˆÓ‰º’B ‚¶‚傤‚¢‚©‚½‚ top-down decision making
ÈƒGƒl ‚µ‚傤ƒGƒl energy saving
¶ŠUŠwK ‚µ‚傤‚ª‚¢‚ª‚­‚µ‚イ lifelong study
î‚ªˆÚ‚é ‚¶‚傤‚ª‚¤‚‚é become attached
í‹O‚ðˆí‚µ‚½ ‚¶‚傤‚«‚ð‚¢‚Á‚µ‚½ abnormal
àÉàӂð‹É‚ß‚é **
‚µ‚傤‚¯‚Â‚ð‚«‚í‚ß‚é be rampant
ðŒ”½ŽË
‚¶‚傤‚¯ ‚ñ‚Í‚ñ‚µ‚á conditioned reflex
¬Nó‘Ô ‚µ‚傤‚±‚¤‚¶‚傤‚½‚¢ remission, lull
ÎŽ~ç–œ **
‚µ‚傤‚µ‚¹‚ñ‚΂ñ What a laugh ...
¬Ž–‚É‚©‚Ü‚¯‚đ厖‚ð–Y‚ê‚é **
‚µ‚傤‚¶‚É‚©‚Ü‚¯‚Ä‚¾‚¢‚¶‚ð‚í‚·‚ê‚é be distracted by trivial matters and neglect important ones
íK”Æ ‚¶‚傤‚µ‚イ‚Í‚ñ habitual criminal
îóŽÞ—Ê ‚¶‚傤‚¶‚傤‚µ‚á‚­‚è‚傤 allowances for circumstances
¬lŠÕ‹‚µ‚Ä•s‘P‚ð‚È‚· ** ‚µ‚傤‚¶‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚«‚債‚Ä‚Ó‚º‚ñ‚ð‚È‚· The devil finds work for idle hands.
³^³–Á ‚µ‚傤‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚ß‚¢ genuine
¬S—ƒ—ƒ **
‚µ‚傤‚µ‚ñ‚æ‚­‚æ‚­ timid
­”¸‰sŽå ‹` ‚µ‚傤‚·‚¤‚¹‚¢‚¦‚¢‚µ‚ガ elitism
ãŽè‚ÌŽè‚©‚琅‚ª˜R‚ê‚é **
‚¶‚傤‚¸‚Ì‚Ä‚©‚ç‚Ý‚¸‚ª‚à‚ê‚é Even Homer sometimes nods.
’èÎ’Ê‚è(‚É)
‚¶‚傤‚¹‚«‚Ç‚¨‚è by the book
¶’†‚Ì‹Ê **
‚µ‚傤‚¿‚イ‚Ì‚½‚Ü apple of onefs eye
Õ“®”ƒ‚¢(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚µ‚傤‚Ç‚¤‚ª‚¢ impulse buying
í“…‹å ‚¶‚傤‚Æ‚¤‚­ cliché
í“…Žè’i ‚¶‚傤‚Æ‚¤‚µ‚ゾ‚ñ old trick
³”Oê ‚µ‚傤‚Ë‚ñ‚Î crucial moment
­”N˜V‚¢ˆÕ‚­Šw‚È‚è“ **
‚µ‚傤‚Ë‚ñ‚¨‚¢‚â‚·‚­‚ª‚­‚Ȃ肪‚½‚µ Learn while you are young lest you (should) be an old fool, for youth is such stuff as will not endure.
¬‚Ì’Ž‚ðŽE‚µ‚Ä‘å‚Ì’Ž‚ð•‚¯‚é **
‚µ‚傤‚Ì‚Þ‚µ‚ð‚±‚ë‚µ‚Ä‚¾‚¢‚Ì‚Þ‚µ‚ð‚½‚· ‚¯‚é sacrifice small things to save great ones
³”Oê ‚µ‚傤‚Ë‚ñ‚Î crucial moment
¤”„“G ‚µ‚傤‚΂¢‚ª‚½‚« business rival
Ÿ”s‚ÍŽž‚̉^ ‚µ‚傤‚Í‚¢‚Í‚Æ‚«‚Ì‚¤‚ñ Fortune decides the outcome of a battle.
Å”û”V‹} **
‚µ‚傤‚Ñ‚Ì‚«‚イ urgency
Ž}—t––ß ‚µ‚悤‚Ü‚Á‚¹‚ minor details
³–ʏՓË(‚·‚é) ‚µ‚傤‚ß‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚Æ‚Â head-on collision
«—ˆ«‚Ì‚ ‚é ‚µ‚傤‚ç‚¢‚¹‚¢‚Ì‚ ‚é promising
î‚ð’Ê‚¶‚é **
‚¶‚傤‚ð‚‚¤‚¶‚é become intimate
ŠŠú‚Ì–Ú“I ‚µ‚å‚«‚Ì‚à‚­‚Ä‚« expectations
”s–³í ‚µ‚催‚å ‚¤‚Þ‚¶‚傤 Everything is transient.
H’†‚è ‚µ‚å‚­‚ ‚½‚è food poisoning
H‚ª×‚¢ ‚µ‚å‚­‚ª‚Ù‚»‚¢ eat very little
HŽw‚ª“®‚­** ‚µ‚å‚­‚µ‚ª‚¤‚²‚­ feel a strong desire for
H‘ì‚ɏã‚é ‚µ‚å‚­‚½‚­‚É‚Ì‚Ú‚é
be served
El‹CŽ¿ ‚µ‚å‚­‚É‚ñ‚©‚½‚¬ spirit of a true artisan
ŠÝ–³‚¢
‚µ‚å‚´‚¢‚È‚¢ be bored
”@Ë‚È‚¢ ‚¶‚傳‚¢‚È‚¢ adroit
”Ž––œ’[‘Ø‚è‚È‚­Ï‚Þ
‚µ‚傶‚΂ñ‚½‚ñ‚Æ‚Ç‚±‚¨‚è‚È‚­‚·‚Þ Everything went smoothly.
‰S–Y‚é‚ׂ©‚炸
‚µ‚債‚ñ‚í‚·‚é‚ׂ©‚炸 Donft forget your original intention.
”à•´•´ **
‚µ‚傹‚‚ӂñ‚Õ‚ñ various opinions
EŒ (‚ð)—”—p(‚·‚é) ‚µ‚å‚Á‚¯‚ñ‚ç‚ñ‚悤
abuse of onefs authority
˜‚ÌŒû ‚¶‚å‚Ì‚­‚¿ only the beginning
”’‰Í–é‘D ** ‚µ‚ç‚©‚í‚æ‚Ó‚Ë sound asleep
”’‚¯ƒ€[ƒh ‚µ‚炯ƒ€[ƒh completely put off
’m‚ç‚Ê‚ª•§ ‚µ‚ç‚Ê‚ª‚Ù‚Æ‚¯ Ignorance is bliss.
‚µ‚ç‚΂­‚ê ‚é
pretend not to know
(‚É)”’‰H‚̖—§‚ **
‚µ‚ç‚͂̂₪‚½‚ be singled out (for)
ål’ׂµ‚É *
‚µ‚ç‚݂‚Ԃµ‚É combing
”’‚ðØ‚é ‚µ‚ç‚ð‚«‚é pretend not to know
’m‚ç‚ñŠç‚ð‚·‚é ‚µ‚ç‚ñ‚©‚¨‚ð‚·‚é pretend not to know, indifferent
K”n‚ɏæ‚é ‚µ‚肤‚Ü‚É‚Ì‚é follow someonefs lead
K‚ªd‚¢ *
‚µ‚肪‚¨‚à‚¢ be slow to act
K‚ªŒy‚¢ *
‚µ‚肪‚©‚é‚¢ be imprudent
KØ‚êå‘åx ‚µ‚è‚«‚ê‚Æ‚ñ‚Ú unfinished
Kž‚Ý‚·‚é ‚µ‚育‚Ý‚·‚é shrink
K‚É•~‚­*
‚µ‚è‚É‚µ‚­ dominate
K‚ɉ΂ª•t‚­ ‚µ‚è‚ɂЂª‚‚­ be pressed
Žx—£–Å—ô(‚È) ‚µ‚è‚߂‚ê‚ incoherent
K–Ý‚ð‚‚­ ‚µ‚è‚à‚¿‚ð‚‚­ land on onefs end
Ž€—Í‚ðs‚­‚· ‚µ‚è‚å‚­‚ð‚‚­‚· make desperate efforts
K‚ð—Ž‚¿’…‚¯‚é *
‚µ‚è‚ð‚¨‚¿‚‚¯‚é settle down
K‚ð’@‚­* ‚µ‚è‚ð‚½‚½‚­ encourage
’m‚él‚¼’m‚é ‚µ‚é‚ЂƂ¼‚µ‚é known to a connoisseur
‘fl–Ú(‚É‚à) ‚µ‚낤‚Æ‚ß untrained eye
Žl˜ZŽž’† ‚µ‚ë‚­‚¶‚¿‚イ day and night
lŠCíp ‚¶‚ñ‚©‚¢‚¹‚ñ‚¶‚ã‚ strategy to overpower the enemy by sheer numbers
S‹@ˆê“](‚µ‚Ä) ‚µ‚ñ‚«‚¢‚Á‚Ä‚ñ change onefs mind
h‹ê‚ðär‚ß‚é **
‚µ‚ñ‚­‚ð‚È‚ß‚é go through hardship
_Œo‚ð‚·‚èŒ¸‚ç‚· ‚µ‚ñ‚¯‚¢‚ð‚·‚è‚Ö‚ç‚· make one a nervous wreck
_Œo‚ðë‚点‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚¯‚¢‚ð‚Æ‚ª‚点‚é be nervous of
lŒ æøçW ‚¶‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚¶‚イ‚è‚ñ infringement of human rights
^Œ•Ÿ•‰ ‚µ‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚Ô
fight with real swords, serious competition
lŒû‚ÉäYàt‚· **
‚¶‚ñ‚±‚¤‚É‚©‚¢‚µ‚á‚· become well-known to everyone
^œ’¸ **
‚µ‚ñ‚±‚Á‚¿‚傤 onefs true worth
lŒã‚É—Ž‚¿‚È‚¢ **
‚¶‚ñ‚²‚É‚¨‚¿‚È‚¢ be second to none
V¥‚Ù‚â‚Ù‚â ‚µ‚ñ‚±‚ñ‚Ù‚â‚Ù‚â newlyweds
hŽ_‚ðär‚ß‚é **
‚µ‚ñ‚³‚ñ‚ð‚È‚ß‚é suffer many hardships
lŽ–•sÈ ‚¶‚ñ‚¶‚Ó‚¹‚¢ unconscious
_o‹S–v(‚Ì) ‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚ã‚‚«‚Ú‚Â come and go most unexpectedly
iŽæ‚Ì‹C«(‚Ì‚ ‚é) ‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚ã‚Ì‚«‚µ‚傤 enterprising spirit
MÜ•K”± **
‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚Ђ‚΂ reward good conduct and punish evildoing
j¬–_‘å ** ‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚傤‚Ú‚¤‚¾‚¢ exaggerate
QH‚ð–Y‚ê‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚å‚­‚ð‚í‚·‚ê‚é devote oneself
lŽ–‚ðs‚­‚µ‚Ä“V–½‚ð‘Ò‚Â **
‚¶‚ñ‚¶‚ð‚‚­‚µ‚Ä‚Ä‚ñ‚ß‚¢‚ð‚Ü‚Â do onefs best and leave the rest to Providence
Vi‹C‰s(‚Ì ‚µ‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚«‚¦‚¢ young and spirited
l¶ŠÏ ‚¶‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚©‚ñ onefs view of life
l¶‚̉ԓ¹ ‚¶‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚Ì‚Í‚È‚Ý‚¿ best years of onefs life
l¶‚̔߈£ ‚¶‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚̂Ђ ‚¢ sorrows of life
lÕ–¢“¥(‚Ì) ‚¶‚ñ‚¹‚«‚Ý‚Æ‚¤ unexplored, uncharted
eØ‚²‚©‚µ(‚É) ‚µ‚ñ‚¹‚‚²‚©‚µ under the pretence of kindness
^‘P”ü **
‚µ‚ñ‚º‚ñ‚Ñ truth, goodness, and beauty
S‘Ÿ‚ª‹­‚¢ ‚µ‚ñ‚¼‚¤‚ª‚‚悢 have a lot of nerve
i‘ÞŽf‚¢ ‚µ‚ñ‚½‚¢‚¤‚©‚ª‚¢ resignation
i‘Þ‹‡‚Ü‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚½‚¢‚«‚í‚Ü‚é be in a dilemma, be cornered
S’_‚ðŠ¦‚©‚炵‚ß‚é **
‚µ‚ñ‚½‚ñ‚ð‚³‚Þ‚©‚炵‚ß‚é make a personfs blood run cold
l’{–³ŠQ ‚¶‚ñ‚¿‚­‚Þ‚ª‚¢ harmless
V’‘ãŽÓ ‚µ‚ñ‚¿‚ñ‚½‚¢‚µ‚á metabolism
S’ê‚ðŒ©”²‚­** ‚µ‚ñ‚Ä‚¢‚ð‚Ý‚Ê‚­ see through a person
Ž€‚ñ‚ʼnԎÀ‚ªç‚­‚à‚Ì‚© **
‚µ‚ñ‚Å‚Í‚È‚Ý‚ª‚³‚­‚à‚Ì‚© What good is anything if you are dead?
Ž€‚ñ‚Å‚àŽ€‚É‚«‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚µ‚ñ‚Å‚à‚µ‚É‚«‚ê‚È‚¢ have to carry regrets beyond the grave
Z“§« ‚µ‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚¹‚¢ osmosis
S“ª‚ð–Å‹p‚·‚ê‚Ή΂à‚Ü‚½—Á‚µ **
‚µ‚ñ‚Æ‚¤‚ð‚ß‚Á‚«‚á‚­‚·‚ê‚΂Ђà‚Ü‚½‚·‚¸ ‚µ If you train your mind to disregard agony, you will find even fire cool.
Mœß«(‚Ì‚ ‚é) ‚µ‚ñ‚҂傤‚¹‚¢ reliability, reliable
[–d‰“—¶ **
‚µ‚ñ‚Ú‚¤‚¦‚ñ‚è‚å careful and farsighted
l–](‚Ì‚ ‚é) ‚¶‚ñ‚Ú‚¤ popularity, popular
g–½‚ð“q‚·‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚ß‚¢‚ð‚Æ‚·‚é risk onefs life
M—p‚ðŽ¸‚¤ ‚µ‚ñ‚悤‚ð‚¤‚µ‚È‚¤ lose onefs credit
M—Š‚·‚ׂ«‹Ø‚É‚æ‚ê‚Î ‚µ‚ñ‚ç‚¢‚·‚ׂ«‚·‚¶‚É‚æ‚ê‚Î according to a reliable source
M—Š‚ɉž‚¦‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚ç‚¢‚É‚±‚½‚¦‚é live up to someonefs expectations
M—Š‚ð— Ø‚é ‚µ‚ñ‚ç‚¢‚ð‚¤‚ç‚¬‚é betray someonefs trust in oneself
X—…–œÛ **
‚µ‚ñ‚ç‚΂ñ‚µ‚傤 all things in the universe
e—Þ•t‚«‡‚¢(‚ð‚·‚é)
‚µ‚ñ‚é‚¢‚«‚ ‚¢ associate practically as relatives
V˜YV•w ‚µ‚ñ‚낤‚µ‚ñ‚Õ bride and bridegroom




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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
…–A‚É‹A‚·‚é **
‚·‚¢‚Ù‚¤‚É‚«‚·‚é end in vain
‡–‚‚ɏP‚í‚ê‚é ‚·‚¢‚Ü‚É‚¨‚»‚í‚ê‚é become drowsy
Ž_‚¢‚àŠÃ‚¢‚à‚©‚Ý•ª‚¯‚½ ‚·‚¢‚à‚ ‚Ü‚¢‚à‚©‚݂킯‚½ know both the bitter and the sweet of life
––‹°‚낵‚¢ ‚·‚¦‚¨‚»‚낵‚¢ scary prospect
––—Š‚à‚µ‚¢ ‚·‚¦‚½‚Ì‚à‚µ‚¢ promising
––L‚ª‚è
‚·‚¦‚Ђ낪‚è increasingly successful
‘fŠ¦•n **
‚·‚©‚ñ‚Ò‚ñ flat broke
D‚«‚±‚»•¨‚̏ãŽè‚È‚ê ‚·‚«‚±‚»‚à‚Ì‚Ì‚¶‚傤‚¸‚È‚ê What one likes, one will do well.
D‚«D‚« ‚·‚«‚¸‚« matter of taste
‰ß‚¬‚½‚é‚Í‹y‚΂´‚邪”@‚µ **
‚·‚¬‚½‚é‚Í‚¨‚æ‚΂´‚邪‚²‚Æ‚µ Too much is as bad as too little.
•‘¾“(‚·‚é) ‚·‚¯‚¾‚¿ helper, help out
••½ª«(‚ðo‚·) ‚·‚¯‚ׂ¢‚±‚ñ‚¶‚傤(‚ð‚¾‚·) greed
¦˜r ‚·‚²‚¤‚Å crackerjack
“mï(‚È)
‚¸‚³‚ñ sloppy
‹Ø‘‚«’Ê‚è‚É ‚·‚¶‚ª‚«‚Ç‚¨‚è‚É as planned
‹Ø‹à“ü‚è(‚Ì) ‚·‚¶‚ª‚Ë‚¢‚è
staunch
‹Øˆá‚¢ ‚·‚¶‚¿‚ª‚¢ unreasonable
齋l‚ß ‚·‚µ‚Ã‚ß jam-packed
‹Ø“¹‚Ì’Ê‚Á‚½ ‚·‚¶‚Ý‚¿‚Ì‚Æ‚¨‚Á‚½ reasonable, logical
—Á‚µ‚¢Šç‚ð‚·‚é ‚·‚¸‚µ‚¢‚©‚¨‚ð‚·‚é remain cool
—鐶‚è‚É‚È‚é ‚·‚¸‚È‚è‚É‚È‚é be loaded with
”•¥‚¢(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚·‚·‚Í‚ç‚¢
housecleaning
•S‚Ü‚Å—x‚è–Y‚ꂸ **
‚·‚¸‚߂ЂႭ‚Ü‚Å‚¨‚Ç‚è‚í‚·‚ꂸ What is learned in the cradle is carried to the grave.
‚Ì—Ü ** ‚·‚¸‚ß‚Ì‚È‚Ý‚¾ tiny amount
šT‚苃‚« ‚·‚·‚è‚È‚« sobbing
‚·‚½‚±‚ç(“¦‚°‚é) ‚·‚½‚±‚ç(‚É‚°‚é) scurry away
‘ƒ—§‚ ‚·‚¾‚ leave the nest
ƒXƒ^ƒ~ƒi—¿— ƒXƒ^ƒ~ƒi‚è‚傤‚è energizing fare
ƒXƒ^ƒ“ƒhƒvƒŒ[
grandstand play
‚·‚Á‚©‚ç‚©‚ñ(‚É‚È‚é)
flat broke
‚·‚Á‚½‚à‚ñ‚¾‚·‚é
wrangle about
‚·‚Á‚Ä‚ñ‚Ä‚ñ‚É‚È‚é
become flat broke
‘f‚Á”j”²‚­ ‚·‚Á‚Ï‚Ê‚­ break the news
‚·‚Á‚Û‚©‚·
stand a person up
ŽÌÎ‚É‚È‚é ** ‚·‚Ä‚¢‚µ‚É‚È‚é sacrifice oneself for
ŽÌ‚đ䎌 ‚·‚Ä‚º‚è‚Ó
parting shot
ŽÌ‚Ä”«‚É‚È‚é ‚·‚Ă΂¿‚É‚È‚é give oneself up to despair
ŽÌ‚Đg‚Å ‚·‚Ä‚Ý‚Å at the risk of onefs life
(–žX)ŽÌ‚Ä‚½‚à‚Ì‚Å ‚à‚È‚¢ (‚Ü‚ñ‚´‚çj‚·‚Ä‚½‚à‚Ì‚Å‚à‚È‚¢ not completely hopeless
ŽÌ‚Ä‚é_‚ ‚ê‚ΏE‚¤_‚ ‚è **
‚·‚Ä‚é‚©‚Ý‚ ‚ê‚΂Ђ낤‚©‚Ý‚ ‚è When one door is shut, another is open.
ƒXƒg”j‚è ƒXƒg‚â‚Ô‚è
scab
‘f’Ê‚è(‚·‚é) ‚·‚Ç‚¨‚è passing without dropping in
‘f”‘‚Ü‚è ‚·‚Ç‚Ü‚è staying (at a hotel) without meals included
»‚ðŠš‚Þ‚æ‚¤‚È ** ‚·‚È‚ð‚©‚Þ‚æ‚¤‚È tasteless, lifeless
}‚É“–‚½‚é ‚¸‚É‚ ‚½‚é prove to be a success
}‚ɏæ‚é ‚¸‚É‚Ì‚é go to onefs head
ãø‚ðê–‚é ‚·‚Ë‚ð‚©‚¶‚é sponge off onefs parents
ãø‚ɏŽ‚ *
‚·‚Ë‚É‚«‚¸‚à‚ have something to hide
‚¸‚Δ²‚¯‚é ‚¸‚΂ʂ¯‚é exceptional
ƒXƒs[ƒho¢ ƒXƒs[ƒh‚µ‚ã‚Á‚¹ rapid promotion
‚¸‚Ô‚Ì‘fl ‚¸‚Ô‚Ì‚µ‚낤‚Æ absolute amateur
‚¸‚Ô”G‚ê(‚É‚È‚é) ‚¸‚Ô‚Ê‚ê drenched, soaked
ŠŠ‚荞‚݂ŊԂɍ‡‚¤ ‚·‚ׂ肱‚Ý‚Å‚Ü‚É‚ ‚¤ arrive barely in time
}¯‚ðŽw‚· ‚¸‚Ú‚µ‚ð‚³‚· hit the nail on the head
‹÷‚©‚ç‹÷‚Ü‚Å
‚·‚Ý‚©‚ç‚·‚Ý‚Ü‚Å every nook and cranny
‹÷‚É’u‚¯‚È‚¢ ‚·‚Ý‚É‚¨‚¯‚È‚¢ know a thing or two
‘Š–o‚É‚È‚ç‚È‚¢ ‚·‚à‚¤‚É‚È‚ç‚È‚¢ be no match for
‚¸‚邸‚é‚ׂÁ‚肽
from force of habit
¡‰É‚ðÉ‚µ‚Þ ** ‚·‚ñ‚©‚ð‚¨‚µ‚Þ spend all spare time
¡ŽØ¼‹\ **
‚·‚ñ‚µ‚á‚­‚³ ‚¬
swindling on small loans
¡“Sl‚ðŽh‚· **
‚·‚ñ‚Ä‚Â‚Ð‚Æ‚ð‚³‚· biting, stinging 


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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
¸ˆê”t ‚¹‚¢‚¢‚Á‚Ï‚¢ with all onefs strength
Â‰_‚ÌŽu‚ð•ø‚­ ** ‚¹‚¢‚¤‚ñ‚Ì‚±‚±‚ë‚´‚µ‚ð‚¢‚¾‚­
aspire to greatness
¸‚ªo‚é ‚¹‚¢‚ª‚Å‚é work hard
¶Œv‚ð—§‚Ä‚é ‚¹‚¢‚¯‚¢‚ð‚½‚Ä‚é make a living
°k‰J“Ç **
‚¹‚¢‚±‚¤‚¤‚Ç‚­ working in the fields on fine days and reading books on rainy days
³”‚ðŽË‚½ **
‚¹‚¢‚±‚­‚ð‚¢‚½ to the point
Åž‚Ý ‚º‚¢‚±‚Ý taxes included
¸°‚ðž‚ß‚é
‚¹‚¢‚±‚ñ‚ð‚±‚ß‚é put onefs whole heart and soul into
¶ŽE—^’D‚ÌŒ 
‚¹‚¢‚³‚‚悾‚‚̂¯‚ñ make-or-break power
¶Ž€‚ð‹¤‚É‚·‚é ‚¹‚¢‚µ‚ð‚Æ‚à‚É‚·‚é share fate
½S½ˆÓ ‚¹‚¢‚µ‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚¢ wholeheartedly
³X“°X ‚¹‚¢‚¹‚¢‚Ç‚¤ ‚Ç‚¤ fair and square
¶¶—¬“] ** ‚¹‚¢‚¹‚¢‚é‚Ä‚ñ constantly changing
´‘÷•¹‚¹“Û‚Þ ** ‚¹‚¢‚¾‚­‚ ‚킹‚Ì‚Þ be tolerant
æґòŽO–†‚ð‚·‚é
‚º‚¢‚½‚­‚´‚ñ‚Ü‚¢‚ð‚·‚é
lead an extravagant life
Â“V‚ÌèÆèÌ
‚¹‚¢‚Ä‚ñ‚Ì‚Ö‚«‚ê‚« bolt from the blue
Â“V”’“ú **
‚¹‚¢‚Ä‚ñ‚Í‚­‚¶‚Â
innocent
³“––h‰q ‚¹‚¢‚Æ‚¤‚Ú‚¤‚¦‚¢ (legitimate) self-defence
´•n‚ɊÂñ‚¶‚é **
‚¹‚¢‚Ђñ‚É‚ ‚Ü‚ñ‚¶‚é be content to live in honest poverty
(‚É)¸‚ðo‚· ‚¹‚¢‚ð‚¾‚· make a great effort
æ҂ðs‚­‚· **
‚º‚¢‚ð‚‚­‚· indulge in every possible luxury
¢ŠE‚ÌŽµ•sŽv‹c ‚¹‚©‚¢‚Ì‚È‚È‚Ó‚µ‚¬ seven wonders of the world
¢ŠE‚ðŒÒ‚ÉŠ|‚¯‚é ‚¹‚©‚¢‚ð‚Ü‚½‚É‚©‚¯‚é travel all over the world
¥‚ª”ñ‚Å‚à ‚º‚ª‚Ђłà by all means
Ó”Cd‘å ‚¹‚«‚É‚ñ‚¶‚イ‚¾‚¢ great responsibility
Ó”C“]‰Å ‚¹‚«‚É‚ñ‚Ä‚ñ ‚©
shifting the blame
È‚̉·‚Ü‚é‰É‚ª‚È‚¢ ‚¹‚«‚Ì‚ ‚½‚½‚Ü‚é‚Ђ܂ª‚È‚¢ be always on the move
i`‚ªjŠÖ‚ÌŽR
‚¹‚«‚Ì‚â‚Ü
all (or the best) one can do is .....
Ô•nô‚¤‚ª”@‚µ **
‚¹‚«‚Ђñ‚ ‚炤‚ª‚²‚Æ‚µ be desperately poor
‰‚ðØ‚Á‚½‚悤‚É‹ƒ‚«o‚· ‚¹‚«‚ð‚«‚Á‚½‚悤‚É‚È‚«‚¾‚· burst into tears (likefloodgates burst open)
È‚ðR‚Á‚Ä—§‚ ‚¹‚«‚ð‚¯‚Á‚Ä‚½‚ storm out of a room
¢ŠÔ’m‚炸 ‚¹‚¯‚ñ‚µ‚炸 naive
¢ŠÔ‘Ì ‚¹‚¯‚ñ‚Ä‚¢ appearances
¢ŠÔ•À‚Ý
‚¹‚¯‚ñ‚È‚Ý usual standard
¥X”ñX ‚º‚º‚ЂРbeing fair and just
¢Ž–‚É‘a‚¢ ‚¹‚¶‚É‚¤‚Æ‚¢ be ignorant of the world
¢’mh‚¢(¢‚Ì’†) ‚¹‚¿‚ª‚ç‚¢ (‚æ‚Ì‚È‚©) hard (world)
Øáö‘ô–(‚·‚é) **
‚¹‚Á‚³‚½‚­‚Ü friendly competition
ØŽ•N˜r(‚·‚é) ** ‚¹‚Á‚µ‚â‚­‚í‚ñ deeply chagrined
Ù‘¬Žå‹` ‚¹‚Á‚»‚­‚µ‚ã ‚¬ rough-and-ready method
â‘̐▽(‚Ì) ‚º‚Á‚½‚¢‚º‚‚߂¢ desperate situation
Ø‰H‹l‚é
‚¹‚Á‚ς‚܂é be in a desparate situation
ß‚ð‹È‚°‚é ‚¹‚‚ð‚Ü‚°‚é compormise onefs principles
”w’†‡‚킹 ‚¹‚È‚©‚ ‚킹 back to back
”w‚É• ‚Í‘Ö‚¦‚ç‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚¹‚É‚Í‚ç‚Í‚©‚¦‚ç‚ê‚È‚¢ There is no other way out.
‹·‚«–å ‚¹‚Ü‚«‚à‚ñ obstacle
¢˜b‚ðÄ‚­ ‚¹‚í‚ð‚â‚­ take good care of
¢˜bD‚«(‚È) ‚¹‚킸‚« eager to help others
óŠw”ñË **
‚¹‚ñ‚ª‚­‚Ђ³‚¢ little knowledge and talent
ü‚ª×‚¢ ‚¹‚ñ‚ª‚Ù‚»‚¢ sensitive
ç‹q–œ—ˆ **
‚¹‚ñ‚«‚á‚­‚΂ñ‚ç‚¢ be always crowded with customers
ê‹ÆŽå•w ‚¹‚ñ‚¬‚傤‚µ‚ã‚Ó housewife
çŒR–œ”n ** ‚¹‚ñ‚®‚ñ‚΂ñ ‚Î hundreds of political battles
æŒ©‚Ì–¾‚ª‚ ‚é
‚¹‚ñ‚¯‚ñ‚Ì‚ß‚¢‚ª‚ ‚é be farsighted
ü‰Ô‰Î
‚¹‚ñ‚±‚¤‚Í‚È‚Ñ short-lived
‘PŒãô‚ðu‚¶‚é ‚º‚ñ‚²‚³‚­‚ð‚±‚¤‚¶‚é take corrective measures
‘OŒã•sŠo ‚º‚ñ‚²‚Ó‚©‚­ pass out
çÚˆê‹ö(‚Ì‹@‰ï) **
‚¹‚ñ‚´‚¢‚¢‚¿ ‚®‚¤(‚Ì‚«‚©‚¢) chance of a lifetime
‘FõD‚«(‚ȁj ‚¹‚ñ‚³‚­‚¸‚« inquisitive
ç·–œ•Ê(‚È) ‚¹‚ñ‚³‚΂ñ‚ׂ infinite variety
‘OŽÔ‚Ì“Q‚ð“¥‚Þ **
‚º‚ñ‚µ‚á‚̂Âð‚Ó‚Þ repeat the mistakes of onefs predecessors
êŽç–h‰q ‚¹‚ñ‚µ‚ã‚Ú‚¤‚¦‚¢ exclusively defensive security system
æw‘ˆ‚¢ **
‚¹‚ñ‚¶‚ñ‚ ‚ç‚»‚¢ competing for first place
‘Sg‘S—ì(‚Å) ‚º‚ñ‚µ‚ñ‚º‚ñ ‚ê‚¢
devoting oneself completely
æ(‘O)l–¢“¥‚Ì’n ‚¹‚ñ(‚º‚ñ)‚¶‚ñ‚Ý‚Æ‚¤‚Ì ‚¿ previously unexplored area
‘O¢‹I‚̈╨ ‚º‚ñ‚¹‚¢‚«‚Ì‚¢‚Ô‚Â museum piece
íX‹°X ‚¹‚ñ‚¹‚ñ‚«‚傤‚«‚傤 in fear and trembling
í‘ˆ¬‹à ‚¹‚ñ‚»‚¤‚È‚è ‚«‚ñ war profiteer
‘O‘ã–¢•· ‚º‚ñ‚¾‚¢‚Ý‚à‚ñ unprecedented
ñ’h‚Í‘o—t‚æ‚è–F‚µ **
‚¹‚ñ‚¾‚ñ‚Í‚Ó‚½‚΂æ‚è‚©‚ñ‚΂µ Genius displays itself even in childhood.
æ’[‚ðs‚­ ‚¹‚ñ‚½‚ñ‚ð‚¢‚­ be in the forefront of the times
‘S’m‘S”\ ‚º‚ñ‚¿‚º‚ñ‚Ì‚¤ almighty
æ’…‡(‚É) ‚¹‚ñ‚¿‚á‚­ ‚¶‚ã‚ñ on a first-come-first-served basis
‘O’ñðŒ ‚º‚ñ‚Ä‚¢‚¶‚傤‚¯‚ñ precondition
æŽè‚ð‘Å‚Â ‚¹‚ñ‚Ä‚ð‚¤‚Â forestall
‘O“r‘½“ï(‚È) ‚º‚ñ‚Æ‚½‚È‚ñ many problems lie ahead
‘O“r—L–](‚È) ‚º‚ñ‚Ƃ䂤‚Ú ‚¤ promissing
‘O“r—ɉ“ **
‚º‚ñ‚Æ‚è‚傤‚¦‚ñ far from destination
‘P’j‘P— **
‚º‚ñ‚È‚ñ‚º‚ñ ‚É‚å pious men and women
‘Pl‰h‚¦‚Ĉ«l–Å‚Ô **
‚º‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚³‚©‚¦‚Ä‚ ‚­‚É‚ñ‚Ù‚ë‚Ô Virtue triumphs over vice.
çl—Í **
‚¹‚ñ‚É‚ñ‚è‚« have complete confidence
‘O”¼¶ ‚º‚ñ‚Í‚ñ‚¹‚¢ first half of onefs life
‘S•‚̐M—Š‚ð’u‚­** ‚º‚ñ‚Õ‚­‚Ì‚µ‚ñ‚ç‚¢‚ð‚¨‚­ have complete confidence
÷–Ý•z’c ** ‚¹‚ñ‚ׂ¢‚Ô‚Æ ‚ñ bedding flattened by long use
ç•Ñˆê—¥ ** ‚¹‚ñ‚Ø‚ñ‚¢‚¿ ‚è‚ always one and the same
ç•Ï–œ‰» **
‚¹‚ñ‚Ø‚ñ‚΂ñ‚© ever-changing
”­ðŽdŠ|‚¯ **
‚º‚ñ‚Ü‚¢‚¶‚©‚¯ clockwork, windup
ç—¢Šá ‚¹‚ñ‚肪‚ñ clairvoyance
ç—¼–ðŽÒ **
‚¹‚ñ‚è‚傤‚â‚­‚µ‚á great actor
‘S—Í“Š‹…(‚·‚é) ‚º‚ñ‚è‚å‚­‚Æ ‚¤‚«‚イ
to the best of onefs ability
ç—¶‚̈ꎸ ** ‚¹‚ñ‚è‚å‚Ì‚¢‚Á‚µ‚ Even Homer sometimes nods.
æ‚ð‰z‚· ‚¹‚ñ‚ð‚±‚·
beat one to it


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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‘eˆß‘eH **
‚»‚¢‚»‚µ‚å‚­ simple life
(‚É)‘¢Œw‚ª[ ‚¢ ‚¼‚¤‚¯‚¢‚ª‚Ó‚©‚¢ have a profound knowledge (of)
Û‰å‚Ì“ƒ ‚¼‚¤‚°‚Ì‚Æ‚¤ ivory tower
‘Œf‚ÌÈ **
‚»‚¤‚±‚¤‚Ì‚Â‚Ü wife throughout hardship of life
‘ŠD‚ð•ö‚µ‚ÄŠì‚Ô **
‚»‚¤‚²‚¤‚ð‚­‚¸‚µ‚Ä‚æ‚낱‚Ô be all smiles
‘ŠŽv‘Šˆ¤(‚Ì’‡) ‚»‚¤‚µ‚» ‚¤‚ ‚¢(‚Ì‚È‚©) be deeply in love with each other
‘ŠæŒø‰Ê ‚»‚¤‚¶‚傤‚±‚¤‚© multiplier effect
‘‚·‚©‚ñ‚ðH‚炤 ‚»‚¤‚·‚©‚ñ‚ð‚­‚ç‚¤ be rejected by everyone
‚»‚¤‚͖≮‚ª‰µ‚³‚È‚¢ ‚»‚¤‚Í‚Æ‚ñ‚₪‚¨‚낳‚È‚¢ Things seldom go as one wishes. Thatfs expecting too much.
‘—̂̐r˜Z * **
‚»‚¤‚è‚傤‚Ì‚¶‚ñ‚ë‚­ eldest son tends to be a simpleton
‘¥“V‹ŽŽ„ **
‚»‚­‚Ä‚ñ‚«‚債 transcend onefs self and become one with the universe
‘­•¨ª« ‚¼‚­‚Ԃ‚±‚ñ‚¶‚傤 snobbery
‚»‚±‚ÖŽ‚Á‚Ä‚«‚Ä ‚»‚±‚Ö‚à‚Á‚Ä‚«‚Ä on top of that
’ꂪó‚¢ ‚»‚±‚ª‚ ‚³‚¢ shallow, superficial
’ꂪ’m‚ê‚Ä‚¢‚é ‚»‚±‚ª‚µ‚ê‚Ä‚¢‚é there is not much to it
’ꂪ’m‚ê‚È‚¢ ‚»‚±‚ª‚µ‚ê‚È‚¢ mysterious
’ê‚ð“Ë‚­ ‚»‚±‚ð‚‚­ reach bottom
˜×ã‚É‚Ì‚¹‚é **
‚»‚¶‚傤‚É‚Ì‚¹‚é take up for discussion
˜×ã‚Ì‹› **
‚»‚¶‚傤‚Ì‚³‚©‚È no way out
‘f’m‚ç‚ÊŠç‚ð‚·‚é ‚»‚µ‚ç‚Ê‚©‚¨‚ð‚·‚é pretend ignorance
‘e»—”‘¢ ‚»‚¹‚¢‚ç‚ñ‚¼‚¤ mass production of inferior goods
‘e‘傲‚Ý ‚»‚¾‚¢‚²‚Ý large-size refuse
(‚Ì)‘³‚É‚·‚ª‚é **
‚»‚Å‚É‚·‚ª‚é appeal to someone for help
(‚ð)‘³‚É‚·‚é ‚»‚Å‚É‚·‚é dump someone
‘³‚̉º ‚»‚Å‚Ì‚µ‚½ bribe
‘³U‚荇‚¤‚à‘¼¶‚̉ **
‚»‚Å‚Ó‚è‚ ‚¤‚à‚½‚µ‚傤‚Ì‚¦‚ñ Even chance meetings are the results of carma.
”õ‚¦‚ ‚ê‚ΗJ‚¢‚È‚µ **
‚»‚È‚¦‚ ‚ê‚΂¤‚ê‚¢‚È‚µ If you are prepared, you donft have to worry.
‚»‚̏êŒÀ‚è ‚»‚̂΂©‚¬‚è just for the occasion
‚»‚̏ꂵ‚Ì‚¬ ‚»‚̂΂µ‚Ì‚¬ temporary solution
‚»‚̏ꓦ‚ê ‚»‚̂΂̂ª‚ê equivocal answer
‚»‚Ì“ú•é‚炵 ‚»‚̂Ђ®‚炵 living from day to day
‘¤ñ‚ðH‚¤ ‚»‚΂¦‚ð‚­‚¤ get hit with a by-blow
‹ó›‚¯‚é ‚»‚ç‚Æ‚Ú‚¯‚é pretend not to know
”½‚肪‡‚í‚È‚¢ ‚»‚肪‚ ‚í‚È‚¢ not compatible
‚»‚ê‚Í‚³‚Ä‚¨‚«
leaving that aside
‚»‚ê‚Í‚»‚¤‚Æ
by the way
‚»‚ë‚΂ñ‚¸‚­(‚Å) **

mercenary
‘¹‚µ‚Ä“¾Žæ‚ê **
‚»‚ñ‚µ‚Ä‚Æ‚­‚Æ‚ê Lose a dime and win a dollar.



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Idiomatic Expressions
Hiragana Version
English Meaning
‘åˆÀ‹g“ú ‚½‚¢‚ ‚ñ‚«‚¿‚¶‚ auspicious day
‘æˆêˆóÛ ‚¾‚¢‚¢‚¿‚¢‚ñ‚µ‚傤 first impression
‘å‰Í¬à ‚½‚¢‚ª ‚µ‚傤‚¹‚ saga
‘Ί݂̉Ύ– ‚½‚¢‚ª‚ñ‚Ì‚©‚¶ someone elsefs affair
‘å‹`–¼•ª ‚½‚¢‚¬‚ß‚¢‚Ô‚ñ honourable cause
‘å‹›‚ðˆí‚· **
‚½‚¢‚¬‚å‚ð‚¢‚Á‚· miss onefs big chance
‘匾‘sŒê(‚·‚é) ‚½‚¢‚°‚ñ‚»‚¤‚² big talk
‘¾Œö–] **
‚½‚¢‚±‚¤‚Ú‚¤
angler
‘单’Œ ‚¾‚¢‚±‚­‚΂µ‚ç pillar
‘çŒí–¡ ‚¾‚¢‚²‚Ý true attraction
‘¾ŒÛŽ‚¿ **
‚½‚¢‚±‚à‚¿ sycophant
‘¾ŒÛ”»‚ð‰Ÿ ‚· ‚½‚¢‚±‚΂ñ‚ð‚¨‚· vouch for
‘æŽO¢ŠE ‚¾‚¢‚³‚ñ‚¹‚©‚¢ the Third World
‘׎R–“®‚µ‚Ä‚Ë‚¸‚݈ê•C **
‚½‚¢‚´‚ñ‚ß‚¢‚Ç‚¤‚µ‚Ä‚Ë‚¸‚Ý‚¢‚Á‚Ò‚« anticlimax
‘åæ•§‹³ ‚¾‚¢‚¶‚傤‚Ô‚Á‚«‚傤 Mahayana Buddhism
‘及‚Š ‚½‚¢‚µ‚傱‚¤‚µ‚å (from) a broader perspective
‘厖‚ðŽæ‚é ‚¾‚¢‚¶‚ð‚Æ‚é be on the safe side
‘ΐlŠÖŒW ‚½‚¢‚¶‚ñ‚©‚ñ‚¯‚¢ personal relationships
‘ΐl‹°•|Ç ‚½‚¢‚¶‚ñ‚«‚傤‚Ó‚µ‚傤 anthropophobia
‘̐§Žå‹`ŽÒ ‚½‚¢‚¹‚¢‚µ‚ガ‚µ‚á supporter of the status quo
‘בRŽ©Žá(‚Æ‚µ‚½) **
‚½‚¢‚º‚ñ‚¶‚¶‚á‚­ maintain presence of mind
‘å’_•s“G(‚È) ‚¾‚¢‚½‚ñ‚Ó‚Ä‚« audacious
‘哯¬ˆÙ
‚¾‚¢‚Ç‚¤‚µ‚傤‚¢
not much difference
‘哯’cŒ‹ ‚¾‚¢‚Ç‚¤‚¾‚ñ‚¯‚ unite for a common goal
‘å‚Ȃ菬‚È ‚è ‚¾‚¢‚Ȃ肵‚傤‚È‚è to some degrees
‘å‚͏¬‚ðŒ“‚Ë‚é ‚¾‚¢‚Í‚µ‚傤‚ð‚©‚Ë‚é A large thing will serve for a small one.
‘ä•—‚Ì–Ú ‚½‚¢‚Ó‚¤‚Ì‚ß eye of a typhoon
‘¾•½Šy‚ð•À‚ׂé **
‚½‚¢‚Ö‚¢‚ç‚­‚ð‚È‚ç‚ׂé have an idle talk
‘Ï–R¶Šˆ ‚½‚¢‚Ú‚¤‚¹‚¢‚©‚ austere life
‘ã—p‹³ˆõ ‚¾‚¢‚悤‚«‚傤‚¢‚ñ substitute teacher
‘Ï—p”N” ‚½‚¢‚悤‚Ë‚ñ‚·‚¤ service life
‚‚ª’m‚ê‚Ä‚¢‚é ‚½‚©‚ª‚µ‚ê‚Ä‚¢‚é not worth much
ⰂªŠÉ‚Þ ‚½‚ª‚ª‚ä‚é‚Þ willpower weakens
‚‚­‚‚­ ‚½‚©‚­‚‚­ cost dearly
‚—ä‚Ì‰Ô ‚½‚©‚Ë‚Ì‚Í‚È be far beyond onefs reach
‚‚Ý‚ÌŒ©•¨ ‚½‚©‚Ý‚Ì‚¯‚ñ‚Ô‚Â be an onlooker
•ó‚ÌŽ‚¿•…‚ê
‚½‚©‚ç‚Ì‚à‚¿‚®‚³‚ê
useless treasure, gIt is like perls cast before swine.h
‚‚ð‚­‚­‚é ‚½‚©‚ð‚­‚­‚é
underestimate
Ⰲð’÷‚ß‚é ‚½‚ª‚ð‚µ‚ß‚é brace oneself
‘½Œ|‚Í–³Œ| **
‚½‚°‚¢‚Í‚Þ‚°‚¢ Jack of all trades is master of none.
’|”n‚ɏæ‚é ‚½‚¯‚¤‚Ü‚É‚Ì‚é ride on stilts
’|‚ÌŽq¶Šˆ **
‚½‚¯‚Ì‚±‚¹‚¢‚©‚ surviving by selling onefs possesions one by one
’|‚ðŠ„‚Á‚½‚悤‚È(«Ši) ‚½‚¯‚ð‚í‚Á‚½‚悤‚È(‚¹‚¢‚©‚­) straightforward, frank
‘½‘ÐŠé‹Æ ‚½‚±‚­‚¹‚«‚«‚¬‚傤 multinational corporation
‘¼Œ¾–³—p ‚½‚²‚ñ‚ނ悤 confidential
‘¼ŽR‚̐Π**
‚½‚´‚ñ‚Ì‚¢‚µ lesson from someone elsefs mistake
‘½ŽmÏX ** ‚½‚µ‚¹‚¢‚¹‚¢
many talented men and women
‘½Žˆ‘I‘ð ‚½‚µ‚¹‚ñ‚½‚­ multiple choice
‘½Ž–‘½“ï **
‚½‚¶‚½‚È‚ñ one difficulty after another
‘½Ží‘½—l ‚½‚µ‚ソ‚悤 various kinds of
‘½î‘½¦ **
‚½‚¶‚傤‚½‚±‚ñ full of worries and regrets
‘½î•§S **
‚½‚¶‚傤‚Ô‚Á‚µ‚ñ
fickle but not coldhearted
‘¼¶‚̉ **
‚½‚µ‚傤 ‚Ì‚¦‚ñ close relationships in a previous life
•‚¯M‚ðo‚· ‚½‚·‚¯‚Ô‚Ë‚ð‚¾‚· give a helping hand
‘½¨‚É–³¨ ‚½‚º‚¢‚É‚Ô‚º‚¢ outnumbered by the enemy
’@‚¯‚΂ق±‚肪o‚é 
‚½‚½‚¯‚΂ق±‚肪‚Å‚é cannot bear close scrutiny
‚½‚¾‚Ì‘l ** ‚½‚¾‚Ì‚Ë‚¸‚Ý ordinary man
çDèä‚ð“¥‚Þ **
‚½‚½‚ç‚ð‚Ó‚Þ overrun onefs mark and totter
‘ʁX‚ð‚±‚Ë‚é ‚¾‚¾‚ð‚±‚Ë‚é be fretful
—§‚¿‹U•‘‚¢ ‚½‚¿‚¢‚Ó‚é‚Ü‚¢ movements and carriage
‘¾“‘Å‚¿‚Å‚«‚È‚¢ ‚½‚¿‚¤‚¿‚Å‚«‚È‚¢ be no match for
—§‚¿‰¶‚·‚é ‚½‚¿‚¨‚¤‚¶‚傤‚·‚é get stalled
—§‚¿•·‚«‚·‚é
‚½‚¿‚¬‚«‚·‚é
eavesdrop
’EH‹Æ‰»ŽÐ‰ï ‚¾‚‚±‚¤‚¬‚傤‚©‚µ‚á‚©‚¢ post-industrial society
—§‚£‚ª‚È‚¢ ‚½‚‚¹‚ª‚È‚¢ put one in a dilemma
—§‚Â’¹Õ‚ð‘÷‚³‚¸ **
‚½‚‚Ƃ肠‚Æ‚ð‚É‚²‚³‚¸ It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
—§‚Ĕ‚ɐ…‚𗬂·(‚悤‚È) ‚½‚Ä‚¢‚½‚É‚Ý‚¸‚ð‚È‚ª‚· fast and fluent
äøH‚¤’Ž‚àD‚«D‚« **
‚½‚Å‚­‚¤‚Þ‚µ‚à‚·‚«‚¸‚« There is no accounting for tastes.
(‚ð)‚‚ÉŽæ‚é ‚½‚Ä‚É‚Æ‚é shield oneself
c‚Ì•¨‚ð‰¡‚É‚à‚µ‚È‚¢ ‚½‚Ä‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚ð‚悱‚É‚à‚µ‚È‚¢ be too lazy to lift a finger
‚½‚Æ‚¦‰Î‚Ì’†…‚Ì’† ‚½‚Æ‚¦‚Ђ̂Ȃ©‚Ý‚¸‚Ì‚È‚©
(will) sink or swim (with you)
’I‚©‚牲’O–Ý
‚½‚È‚©‚ç‚Ú‚½‚à‚¿ windfall
(‚ð)’I‚ɏグ‚é ‚½‚È‚É‚ ‚°‚é close eyes to onefs own shortcomings
‘¼ls‹V(‚È) ‚½‚É‚ñ‚¬‚傤‚¬ formality, standoffish
‘¼l‚Ì‹óŽ— ‚½‚É‚ñ‚Ì‚»‚ç‚É accidental resemblance
’KQ“ü‚è(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚½‚Ê‚«‚Ë‚¢‚è pretend to be asleep
Ží‚𖾂©‚· ‚½‚Ë‚ð‚ ‚©‚· reveal the secrets
—Š‚݂̍j ‚½‚Ì‚Ý‚Ì‚Â‚È only hope
‘©‚É‚È‚Á‚ÄŠ|‚©‚é ‚½‚΂ɂȂÁ‚Ä‚©‚©‚é gang up on
䶔ù‚É•t‚· ** ‚¾‚Ñ‚É‚Ó‚· cremate
—·‚Ì’p‚Í‘~‚«ŽÌ‚Ä
‚½‚Ñ‚Ì‚Í‚¶‚Í‚©‚«‚·‚Ä Once over the border, one may do anything.
—·‚Í“¹˜A‚ꐢ‚͏ **
‚½‚Ñ‚Í‚Ý‚¿‚Âê‚æ‚Í‚È‚³‚¯ In travelling what is wanted is a companion; in life, compassion.
‘¼•·‚ðœÝ‚é ** ‚½‚Ô‚ñ‚ð‚͂΂©‚é keep to oneself
H‚וú‘è ‚½‚ׂق¤‚¾‚¢ eat as much as one can
‹Ê“Ë‚«Ž–ŒÌ ‚½‚܂‚«‚¶‚± pileup
Žì‚ɏ ‚½‚Ü‚É‚«‚¸ only shortcoming
‹Ê‚Ì—`‚ɏæ‚é * ‚½‚Ü‚Ì‚±‚µ‚É‚Ì‚é marry far above
‘Ä–°‚ð‚Þ‚³‚Ú‚é **
‚¾‚Ý‚ñ‚ð‚Þ‚³‚Ú‚é live in idleness
‘Ê–Ú‰Ÿ‚µ(‚ð‚·‚é) ‚¾‚ß‚¨‚µ making doubly sure
‹¸‚ß‚Âὂ߂Â
‚½‚߂‚·‚ª‚ß‚Â scrutinize carefully
‘Ê–Ú‚ð‰Ÿ‚· ‚¾‚ß‚ð‚¨‚· make doubly sure
åԂ𕪂©‚Â **
‚½‚à‚Æ‚ð‚í‚©‚ part with
•Ö‚è‚Ì‚È‚¢‚Ì‚Í—Ç‚¢•Ö‚è** ‚½‚æ‚è‚Ì‚È‚¢‚Ì‚Í‚æ‚¢‚½‚æ‚è No news is good news.
‚½‚ç‚¢‰ñ‚µ(‚É‚·‚é) ‚½‚ç‚¢‚܂킵 passing the buck