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  1. above all


    All employees should be punctual, and above all, they should be ethical.
    とりわけ、何にもまして
  2. according to


    According to a recent report, the jobless rate is steadily increasing.
    ~によると
  3. accuse A of B


    The CEO was accused of channeling funds into his own account.
    Bという理由でAを非難する(責める・告訴する)
  4. be accustomed to (名詞)


    Ms. Lester is from the south and is not accustomed to the cold weather up north.
    ~に慣れている
  5. be anxious to (do)


    The new recruit is very anxious to start her new job.
    ~することを切望する
  6. apart from


    Apart from the chipped paint, this old car looks like new.
    ~を除いて、~はさておき
  7. apologize for


    The plant was expected to apologize for the chemical leak.
    ~について謝罪する
  8. approve of


    Once the president approves of the new building plan, we can move forward.
    ~を承認する、~に賛成する
  9. as for


    As for taking a vacation this year, I am far too busy to do so.
    ~について、~に関して
  10. as of


    The item will be on sale as of noon tomorrow.
    ~付で、~時点で
  11. ask a favor


    Robin wanted to ask a favor of the boss, but he was away from his desk.
    頼み事をする、お願いをする
  12. at a loss


    Ms. Day is at a loss as to what to do about the problem with the supplier.
    当惑して、迷って
  13. at the cost of


    John continued to work long hours at the cost of his health.
    ~を犠牲にして(= at the price of)
  14. because of


    All flights were cancelled because of the upcoming storm.
    ~という理由で(=due to/owing to)
  15. be bound to


    I am bound to the employee contract for a year.
    ~の義務がある、~に拘束される、確実に~する
  16. break even


    After a year in the red, the shop was finally able to break even.
    損益分岐点に達する
  17. bring up


    Lena left the big city because she wanted to bring her children up in the country.
    (子供などを)育てる、(提案などを)持ち出す
  18. by all means


    By all means, the seminar will go on as planned.
    万難を排して、是非とも
  19. by chance


    The two former collegues met by chance in the street.
    偶然に、期せずして
  20. by means of


    They finished the assignment by means of hard work and dedication.
    ~によって、~を用いて
  21. call for


    Jack's promotion calls for a celebration.
    要求する、必要とする、呼び求める
  22. cannot help but (do)


    Joan cannot help but feel sorry for animals that have been abandoned.
    ~せざるを得ない(cannot help ~ing)
  23. care for


    Madeline cares for her boyfriend very much, but refuses to marry him.
    ~を好む、~の世話をする
  24. carry out


    Mr. Harris was fired because he wasn't able to properly carry out instructions.
    実行する、果たす
  25. catch up with


    The business mistakes the CEO made caught up with him later when the business folded.
    ~に追いつく
  26. come along


    The construction of the new monument is coming along well.
    うまくいく、付き合う
  27. come up with


    Ms. Duprie was asked to come up with a new strategy for the next ad campaign.
    考えつく、提案する
  28. conpensate for


    The president put in thousands of dollars worth of his own money to compensate for the loss.
    ~を補償する(make up for)
  29. consist of


    The new snack item consists of fat-free ingredients.
    ~から成る、~から構成される
  30. consult with


    Terry felt she was unfairly dismissed from her job and decided to consult with an attorney.
    ~に相談する
  31. contrary to


    Contrary to what the figures show, our company is doing well.
    ~に反して、~とは逆に
  32. cope with


    Many dot-coms are finding it hard to cope with losses in the Internet industry.
    ~に対処する、~を切り抜ける
  33. do away with


    The company decided to modernize and do away with the old dress code.
    廃止する(abolish)
  34. end up ~ing


    Ms. Werner ended up applying for a position overseas.
    結局~になる
  35. far from


    Although the deadline is near, the manuscript is far from complete.
    ~に程遠い、決して~ではない
  36. be fed up with


    Some workers become fed up with their jobs and change careers.
    ~にうんざりして
  37. fell free to (do)


    Feel free to browse around the shop and try on items that you like.
    自由に~する、気楽に~する
  38. feel like ~ing


    I feel like having Italian food for dinner.
    ~したい気がする
  39. fill in


    Please fill in all the blanks on the application form.
    ~に記入する(fill out)
  40. fill in for


    Daryl will fill in for Tim while he's away.
    ~の代理(代役)を務める
  41. for the time being


    The plant is short of funds and will not change locations for the time being.
    しばらくは、さしあたり
  42. free of


    The department store gave out samples of the new product free of charge.
    ~をまぬがれて、~がない
  43. get rid of


    Vivian couldn't seem to get rid of her cold and had to take several days off of work.
    取り除く、撃退する、縁を切る
  44. get together


    The alumni of the university will get together for a party next month.
    集まる、一緒になる
  45. go ahead


    Mr. Wang was given the go ahead to start designing the room.
    • v. 先に進む、着手する
    • n. 承認、ゴーサイン
  46. hand in


    The students were told to hand in their assignments by Friday.
    提出する、手渡す
  47. have nothing to do with


    The CEO's resignation has nothing to do with the recent scandal.
    ~と関係がない

    resignation 辞任
  48. in case of


    In case of fire, please use the emergency exits.
    ~の場合に
  49. in charge of


    Tanya is in charge of finding staff for the event.
    ~を担当して、~を管理して
  50. in good shape


    Cal exercises daily in order to stay in good shape.
    体調が良好で、状態が良好で
  51. in mind


    Please keep in mind that we only have a few weeks left to finish the assignment.
    ~を考慮して、~を念頭に置いて
  52. in terms of


    The boss always judges an object in terms of the money spent on it.
    ~の点では、~の観点から
  53. in the long run


    Mutual funds are a good investment in the long run.
    長い目で見れば、結局
  54. instead of


    Mike took the bus instead of the train to work this morning.
    ~の代わりに、~しないで
  55. be involved in


    Mr. Norton is involved in a litigation case that is taking up all of his time.
    ~に巻き込まれる、~に熱中する


    litigation n.訴訟
  56. keep up with


    I am so busy it's hard to keep up with the latest news every day.
    ~に遅れずついて行く、~と交際を続ける
  57. let alone


    The couple can't afford the rent for the apartment, let alone buy it.
    ~は言うまでもなく、~はおろか
  58. look forward to (名詞)


    Ingrid is really looking forward to her long summer vacation.
    ~を楽しみに待つ
  59. look like


    I have been told repeatedly that I look like my sister.
    ~に似ている、~の外観をしている
  60. look up


    I was unfamiliar with the word and had to look up its meaning in the dictionary.
    調べる、見上げる
  61. look up to


    We really look up to our supervisor because he has a lot of experience.
    尊敬する

    look down upon 軽蔑する
  62. make out


    The writing on the fax was so faint I couldn't make out what it said.
    理解する、判読する、成功する
  63. make up for


    Ms. Fillmore was on leave for a week and had to make up for lost time when she returned to work.
    ~を埋め合わせる
  64. may as well


    I have nothing to lose so I may as well try it.
    ~したほうがいい、~してもいい
  65. next to


    Next to playing the guitar, she likes to sing.
    ~の次に、~に隣接して
  66. nothing but


    Ever since I started the new position, I have had nothing but problems.
    ただ~だけ
  67. on behalf of


    On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to welcome you to our company.
    ~を代表して、~のために
  68. on purpose


    The strange ad was done on purpose to attract attention.
    故意に、意図して
  69. on second thought


    On second thought, I'd rather have lunch at my desk than eat out.
    よく考えると、やっぱり
  70. once in a while


    It's a good idea to take a break once in a while when working on the computer.
    時々
  71. one after another


    The secretary stacked the files one after another.
    次々に、入れ替わり立ち替わり
  72. owe A to B


    I owe my success in my career to my father.
    AをBに負っている
  73. pass away


    The firm hasn't been the same since our manager passed away.
    逝去する
  74. pay off


    All the writer's hard work paid off in the end and his novel sold out.
    報われる、元が取れる、完済する
  75. prevent A from B


    The government stepped in to prevent the corporations from merging.
    AがBするのを阻む
  76. provide A for B


    The maker provided the basic materials for the prototype.
    AをBに提供する
  77. put off


    Rich couldn't put off cleaning his desk out any longer, so he did it in the morning.
    延期する
  78. put up with


    Justin couldn't put up with the long hours at work so he quit.
    我慢する、耐える
  79. refrain from


    The jury was told to refrain from speaking about the case outside of the courtroom.
    ~するのを控える
  80. regardless of


    The company picnic will take place as planned, regardless of the weather.
    ~にもかかわらず
  81. remind A of B


    Those paintings remind me of Rembrandt's work.
    AにBを思い起こさせる
  82. report to


    Mr. Watson reports to Ms. Wilkenson, who is the director.
    ~に直属する、~に報告義務がある
  83. stand by


    Mr. Leary is a man who stands by his opinions.
    擁護する、支援する、固守する
  84. stand for


    Our company name stands for integrity.
    表す、支持する
  85. succeed to


    The princess succeeded to the throne after the queen died.
    ~を継承する
  86. suffer from


    Mr. Jones suffers from stiff joints so he is planning to retire.
    ~に苦しむ、~の損害を受ける
  87. be supposed to


    All employees are supposed to punch in every morning, but some are neglecting to do so.
    ~することになっている、~するはずだ
  88. take advantage of


    A good salesperson never takes advantage of a customer.
    ~をうまく利用する、~につけ込む
  89. take after


    The child seems to take after her mother.
    ~とそっくりである
  90. take A into account


    An architect must take the budget into account when he or she creates a building design.
    ~を考慮に入れる、~に気を配る
  91. take over


    Charles will take over as CEO when his father retires.
    ~を引き継ぐ、~の後任になる
  92. thanks to


    the small country had a booming economy thanks to the tourist trade.
    ~のおかげで
  93. try on


    There are fitting rooms in the back of the store where customers can try on the clothes.
    試着する
  94. turn down


    Marion was distraught after being turned down for the position.
    却下する、(音量などを)下げる
  95. turn out to be


    It turned out to be a perfect day for a flea market and each vendor sold a lot of goods.
    ~であることが分かる
  96. under control


    The firefighters had trouble getting the forest fire under control.
    きちんと管理されて、制御されて
  97. up to


    The menu for the banquet is entirely up to James.
    ~の義務(担当)で、~次第で
  98. used to (do)


    Mr. Boyd used to be a software engineer but now he's an artist.
    ~することに慣れている
  99. when it comes to


    When it comes to sales, no one is as skilled as Samuel.
    ~については、~の話になると

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