今回は古沢寛行・小宮山浩光・レコード,カービィ(2004)「コロケーション徹底演習II」(泰文堂)PP. 83-86を参照。


  476. When the young man knocked on Mary's door and asked for Sally, she was stunned to realize that he had mistaken her apartment for an establishment of ill repute.
  477. One of my students is well-known for her laziness, but I reluctantly admired her ingenuity in devising clever excuses for not doing her work on time.
  478. When it was learned that Nazi Germany had a terrible new weapon in the making, it hastened the American decision to build an atomic bomb as quickly as possible.
  479. My brush with death at the hands of brutal gangster was far too close for comfort.
  480. While antipathy toward the South grew in the early years before the American Civil War, anti-slavery sentiments were mixed, even in the North.
  485. My father was so stubborn that talking to him about some subjects was like talking to a wall.
  486. In the United States there are federal laws, which are enforced by the central government, and state laws, over which only a particular state has jurisdiction.
  489. He enjoyed inviting friends to his private residence but he preferred meeting his business associates in public places or at his office.
  490. He was willing to spend all his money and overcome any hardship to obtain redress for the humiliation he had suffered.
  491. After receiving an honourable discharge from U.S. Navy, he entered Harvard University, where he earned a degree in American literature.
  495. Marx's socialist ideology interprets history as little more than the continuous struggle of the proletariat against the bourgeoisie for an equal share of the world's wealth.
  496. What I remember most from my Catholic upbringing is sitting six days a week in narrow wooden pew for the religious rite called "Mass".
  497. When institutions, such as schools or churches, base their policies on conventions rather than reasoned principles, a decline in equality is a virtual certainty.
  499. Unlike a visual image, which can communicate an idea or feeling almost instantly, poetic images are conveyed by words arranged in sequence and, to a large extent, processed chronologically.


 今回は伊藤和夫(2017)「英文解釈教室 新装版」(研究社)

PP. 90-91の倒置形について*1

  What I have begun I am prepared to go on with.
  We change and change vitally, as the years go on. Things we thought we wanted most intensely we realize we don't care about.

5.3 例題(1)   The outstanding characteristic of the English people is good humour, and that, however adverse circumstances are, we seem able to maintain. It is a great strength.

  The outstanding characteristic of the English people is good humour, and that, however adverse circumstances are, we seem able to maintain.
  It is a great strength.






repute [rɪˈpjuːt] the opinion that people have of somebody/something 意味
impunity [ɪmˈpjuːnəti] the fact of not getting punished for something 意味
ingenuity [ˌɪndʒəˈnjuːəti] the ability to invent things or solve problems in clever new ways 意味
ignominy [ˈɪɡnəmɪni] public shame and loss of honour 意味
brutal [ˈbruːtl] 1. iolent and cruel

2. direct and clear about something unpleasant; not thinking of people’s feelings
solace [ˈsɒləs] solace somebody to make somebody feel better or happier when they are sad or disappointed 意味
antipathy [ænˈtɪpəθi] antipathy (between A and B) / antipathy (to/toward(s) somebody/something) a strong feeling of dislike 意味
sensation [senˈseɪʃn] 1. [countable] a feeling that you get when something affects your body

2. [uncountable] the ability to feel through your sense of touch

3. [countable, usually singular] a general feeling or impression that is difficult to explain; an experience or a memory

4. [countable, usually singular] very great surprise, excitement, or interest among a lot of people; the person or the thing that causes this surprise
sentiment [ˈsentɪmənt] 1. [countable, uncountable] (formal) a feeling or an opinion, especially one based on emotions

2. [uncountable] (sometimes disapproving) feelings of sympathy, romantic love, being sad, etc. which may be too strong or not appropriate
sensibility [ˌsensəˈbɪləti] 1. ​[uncountable, countable] the ability to experience and understand deep feelings, especially in art and literature

2. sensibilities [plural] a person’s feelings, especially when the person is easily offended or influenced by something
illegitimacy [ˌɪləˈdʒɪtəməsi] 1. the fact of being born to parents who are not married to each other

2. (formal) the fact of not being allowed by a particular set of rules or by law
pedigree [ˈpedɪɡriː] 1. [countable] the parents, grandparents, etc. of an animal that are all of the same breed (= type); an official record showing this

2. [countable, uncountable] a person’s family history or the background of something, especially when this is impressive
comrade [ˈkɒmreɪd] 1. a person who is a member of the same communist or socialist political party as the person speaking

2. ​(also comrade-in-arms) (old-fashioned) a friend or other person that you work with, especially as soldiers during a war
redress [rɪˈdres] redress something to correct something that is unfair or wrong 意味
humiliation [hjuːˌmɪliˈeɪʃn] a feeling of being ashamed or stupid and having lost the respect of other people; the act of making somebody feel like this 意味
peril [ˈperəl] 1. ​[uncountable] serious danger

2. [countable, usually plural] peril (of something) the fact of something being dangerous or harmful
convey [kənˈveɪ] 1. to make ideas, feelings, etc. known to somebody

2. convey somebody/something (from…) (to…) (formal) to take, carry or transport somebody/something from one place to another

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