Idioms 2

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Idioms 2
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  1. a pile of


    Kirk had a pile of forms on his desk that he needed to fill out and send.
    山のような~
  2. account for


    The company couldn't account for the loss of revenue in the third quarter.
    ~を説明する、~の割合を占める、~の責任を負う
  3. adhere to


    We must strictly adhere to company rules if we want to be promoted.
    ~に従う、~に固執する
  4. as is


    The camera is in poor condition and is being sold as is.
    現状のままで
  5. be associated with


    Red, brown and orange are usually associated with autumn.
    ~を連想させる、~と関係がある
  6. at any rate


    At any rate, I will attend the company party tomorrow night.
    いずれにしても、とにかく
  7. at hand


    The time is at hand when I must think about retirement.
    間近に迫って、手近に
  8. at large


    The reporter announced that the escaped convict was still at large.
    自由の身で、概して
  9. behind schedule


    The restaurant owner is panicking because the renewal of his cafe is behind schedule.
    予定より遅れて
  10. break down


    The file must be broken down into smaller groups before it is entered into the computer.
    分類する、壊れる、壊す、気落ちする
  11. break out


    After the conflict, a war broke out between the two nations.
    突然発生する、脱出する
  12. bring about


    The appointment of a new chairman is expected to bring about change in the company.
    もたらす、引き起こす
  13. bring together


    The stagnant economy brought the two struggling firms together.
    ~を集める、~を結びつける
  14. boil down to


    Being a good CEO all boils down to having leadership skills.
    要するに~となる、~に帰着する
  15. by and large


    By and large, the sales campaign was a huge success.
    全体的に(in general)
  16. call it a day


    Tina was very tired after working 15 hours and decided to call it a day.
    一日の仕事を切り上げる、打ち切る
  17. call on


    The public relations director was talking on the phone when the client called on her.
    訪問する、要請する
  18. calm down


    The staff found it hard to calm down after the big earthquake.
    気持ちを落ち着ける、落ち着く、静める、静まる
  19. carry over


    The shop decided to carry over the summer items to fall.
    繰り越す、持ち越す
  20. cash in on


    The independent director started to cash in on her success one year after her film was released.
    ~から利益を得る、~につけ込む
  21. come across


    Robert came across a former colleague on his way home from work and they had a nice chat.
    偶然出会う、遭遇する
  22. come out of


    The convict was persuaded to come out of hiding and give himself up.
    ~から出てくる、~を乗り越える
  23. come to terms with


    Barbara found it hard to come to terms with her mother's death.
    ~と合意に達する、~と和解する、~を受け入れる
  24. comply with


    The restaurant must comply with the health and sanitation laws of the state.
    ~を遵守する
  25. correspond to


    None of the author's recent works correspond to his previous writings.
    ~に一致する、~に相当する

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