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今日の英語(20221128)

 今日勉強した英語の中で間違えたことや調べたことをメモしておく。

英文解釈

 今回は伊藤和夫(2017)「英文解釈教室 新装版」(研究社)

PP. 128-30のIt...that...について*1

  It is want of imagination that prevents people from seeing things from any point of view but their.
  人を自分自身の立場以外の立場からものを見ることができないようにするのは想像力の欠如である。
  It is just the literature that we read for "amusement", of "purely for pleasure" that may have the greatest influence upon us.
  我々に最も大きな影響を与え得るのは、まさに「娯楽」、言い換えれば「純粋に楽しむ」ために読む文学である。
  It is worth while to consider what it is\ that makes people happy, what they can do to make themselves happy.
  人間を幸せにするものが何か、自分自身を幸せにするために人間は何を為し得るかを考えるのは価値のあることである。
  It's in self-sacrifice that a man fulfills himself. It's in gibing all he has to those who are near and dear to him that he solves the riddle of life.
  人間が自己実現するのは自己犠牲においてである。人が自らの持つあらゆるものを身近にいる親しい人に与えることにこそ人は人生の謎を解くのである。
  It was not till it got dark they started.
  暗くなって始めて彼らは発った。

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retrench [rɪˈtrentʃ] 1. [intransitive] (formal) (of a business, government, etc.) to spend less money; to reduce costs

2. [transitive] retrench somebody (Australian English, New Zealand English, South African English) to tell somebody that they cannot continue working for you
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substantially [səbˈstænʃəli] 1. very much; a lot

2. (formal) mainly; in most details, even if not completely
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resilient [rɪˈzɪliənt] 1. able to recover quickly after something unpleasant such as shock, injury, etc.

2. (of a substance) returning to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
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riddle [ˈrɪdl] 1. a question that is difficult to understand, and that has a surprising answer, that you ask somebody as a game

2. a mysterious event or situation that you cannot explain
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non-commital [ˌnɒn kəˈmɪtl] not giving an opinion; not showing which side of an argument you agree with 意味
antithesis [ænˈtɪθəsɪs] 1. the opposite of something

2. a contrast between two things
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trifling [ˈtraɪflɪŋ] small and not important 意味
irresolute [ɪˈrezəluːt] not able to decide what to do 意味
qualify [ˈkwɒlɪfaɪ] [transitive] qualify something (of a word) to describe another word in a particular way (今回の)

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grin [ɡrɪn] to smile widely 意味
prose [prəʊz] writing that is not poetry 意味
menagerie [məˈnædʒəri] a collection of wild animals kept in cages, etc. for people to see 意味
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2. furnish somebody/something with something | furnish something (formal) to supply or provide somebody/something with something; to supply something to somebody
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